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James

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Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand
Information about the
Name of James :
James have always been commonly known as a name for boys, but it is actually also used by some as a name for girls. The name "Jamie" is even used as the female equivalent name for male name "James".
Famous People with
Name James :
James Franco is an American actor and producer. He was particularly famous for his role as Daniel Desario in the TV program Freaks and Greeks. James Stewart, more commonly known as Jimmy Stewart, was an American actor. He starred in movies like It's a Wonderful Life, Anatomy of a Murder, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. James Coburn was a popular American actor who was featured in over 70 movies.
Variant Names of James:

Diego, Jacob, Jago, Jaime, Jamie

Jaime (Dutch), Jaem (Portuguese), Jaimie (Scottish)

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Popularity Rank :

James name was top ranked at 323 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 7 position in American during year 2015

     

Name James has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 1 position. 5120990 numbers of people were named James so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of James

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The masculine name James is the English version of the Late Latin name lacomun that was derived from Iakobos. This was the Geek version of the Hebrew name Jacob from the New Testament. The name Jacob ultimately means “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. Whereas the name Jim is just the Medieval diminutive of James.

The masculine name Jame was used since the 13th century throughout England. Even though it was more common in Scotland, where it was given to several kings. 

James Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with name James are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with James having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative. More Numerology

More About Name : James

  • This is the name of two apostles in the New Testament. The first was Saint James the Greater, the apostle John's brother, who was beheaded by Herod Agrippa in the Book of Acts. The second was James the Lesser, son of Alphaeus. Another James (known as James the Just) is also mentioned in the Bible as being the brother of Jesus.

  • From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Iacomus, an evolution of Iacobus which is from the Ecclesiastic Iakōbos, a cognate of the Hebrew Yaakov. The name has its root in ya`aqob (supplanting, seizing by the heel). Some say Iacomus arises from an error in the tra

  • The name James is originated from the Hebrew name Jacob, meaning He who supplants, The name came into English language from the French form of the late Latin name, Iacomus, which is a dialect variant of Iacobus, from the New Testament Greek “Iákōbos”, f

  • Jaime is latin for James. James is the english version. Pronounced Ji-men, with a silent 'n'

  • The name James is derived from the same Hebrew name as Jacob, meaning "He who supplants" (in the Genesis narrative, Jacob was born grasping Esau?s heel and later bought his birthright).

  • James has been the name of two Kings of England -James I ruled from 1603-1625, and James II from 1685-1688. In the UK James was the sixth most popular name for boys in 2006.

Name Analysis of James

Character Analysis of James : Persons with the name James, like to be in charge, whether that be upfront or from behind the scenes. They like to control and are generally quite sure of themselves. They can be very talented ‘actors’ in life and can put on the persona they wish others to see and believe.

Love Life of James : Person like that their partner should inspire not only sexually but also at the level of intellect. Persons love to precede intercourse with dinners in candlelight.

Name Letter Analysis of James

J : Persons make an exemplary friend and try hard to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

M : Persons are a workaholic! A high-energy workhorse, Persons don't need much sleep and are very healthy

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

S : Persons are a real charmer

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name James

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name James is Makar and Moon sign associated with the name James is Capricorn.

The name James has Earth element. Saturn is the Ruling Planet for the name James . The name James having moon sign as Capricorn is represented by The Mountain Sea-Goat and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name James are optimistic and determined. They are full of life. They can easily compromise in difficult situations.

Other name options, having Capricorn moon sign are name starting with : Ja, Ji, Ju,Khi, Je, Khu, Khoo, Jo, Khe, Kho, Jn, Jw, Jy, Kh.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name James

The name James is suitable for baby born in Uttara Ashadha nakshatra

Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra: "Second of the aṣāḍhā"

Lord: Surya (Sun)
Symbol : Elephant tusk, small bed
Deity : Visvedevas, universal gods
Indian zodiac: 26°40' Dhanus - 10° Makara
Western zodiac 22°40' Capricorn - 6° Aquarius
Other name options, having Uttara Ashadha nakashatra are name starting with : Bhe,  Bho,  Ja,  Ji.

Famous Name James

  • James Flynn

    was a rugby union player who represented Australia.Flynn, a centre, was born in Brisbane, Queensland and claimed a total of 2 international rugby caps for Australia.

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  • David James

    was a Welsh international rugby union player. In 1937 and 1938 he was selected for the Wales international trials but a severe injury to his right foot kept him away from the game until 1941. In 1945 he joined Cardiff RFC, contributing 145 points to the s

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