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He Who Supplants

James Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \j(a)-mes\
Number in U.S 👶 5,200,000
Rate in 2021 12
Numerology 🔢 3
Name origin 🌍 English , Hebrew

What is meaning of name James?

The name James meanings and origins

The name "James" is a name that has been used all around the English speaking countries. This name is one of the most popular names all around the globe. The name "James" is more popular for boys, but if you consider the name "James" as your baby girl’s name, do not let the gender separation change your decision.

The name James has an interesting history, including the fact that it’s actually a translation of another super common and famous "J" name for boys: Jacob. In fact, the meaning of the both is the same "supplanter'' or substitute and it's roots comes from the original Hebrew word for Jacob.

Because of this translation , "James" is a Biblical name. 

Popularity of the name James

If you consider the name "James" in the name selection process, you should note that this name is one of the main names in the name selection process for families specially in the United states of America. This name is not a very popular baby’s name in Texas based on the data by reliable American resources in the year 1951, since this name has a historical background.

For instance, imagine that this name was given to about 5 newborn babies in Texas in the year 1951. Also a total of 70 newborn baby boys bear the same first name during the year 1951 in the United states of America. Since the year 1880 to the year 2018, the highest recorded use of the name "James" was in the year 1958 with a total of 80 newborn babies, both girls and boys.

Since the year 1880 to the year 2018, the name "James" was recorded 3000 times in the SSA public database. In the year 1903, this name first appeared on the popularity charts and 8 babies were given the name "James" at that time. For the past 30 years, the name "James" was recorded 350 times in the SSA public database.

James" has an Scottish roots too, and because of that its also has a royal connotation and became more widely popularized when King James VI took over the throne in the 17th century".

Personality of the name James

"Here we have the letter analysis of the name "James

J is for joy, that you always bring

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving

E is for electric, a sparkling trait

S is for sense of humour, always joking

If you want to select nicknames, you are able to select the reversed form of the main form of the name "James". The reversed form of the name "James" can be "Semaj". The word "Semaj" is related to the main form "of the name and also that can be interesting as a nickname for a baby named "James.

The true meaning of the name "James" might not be described in just a few sentences and words. Your heart’s desire can be to help others and care for those you love. Also you are willing to sacrifice yourself for the sake of others.

 

Famous people named James

James Stewart

James Dean

James Franco

James Caan

 

"Names with the letter "J

Jame, Jai, Jack and Jacob

 

Additional description of the name James

James : Meaning, Origin and Popularity

The name James meanings and origins

The name "James" is a name that has been used all around the English speaking countries. This name is one of the most popular names all around the globe. The name "James" is more popular for boys, but if you consider the name "James" as your baby girl’s name, do not let the gender separation change your decision.

The name James has an interesting history, including the fact that it’s actually a translation of another super common and famous "J" name for boys: Jacob. In fact, the meaning of the both is the same "supplanter'' or substitute and it's roots comes from the original Hebrew word for Jacob.

Because of this translation , "James" is a Biblical name. 

Popularity of the name James

If you consider the name "James" in the name selection process, you should note that this name is one of the main names in the name selection process for families specially in the United states of America. This name is not a very popular baby’s name in Texas based on the data by reliable American resources in the year 1951, since this name has a historical background.

For instance, imagine that this name was given to about 5 newborn babies in Texas in the year 1951. Also a total of 70 newborn baby boys bear the same first name during the year 1951 in the United states of America. Since the year 1880 to the year 2018, the highest recorded use of the name "James" was in the year 1958 with a total of 80 newborn babies, both girls and boys.

Since the year 1880 to the year 2018, the name "James" was recorded 3000 times in the SSA public database. In the year 1903, this name first appeared on the popularity charts and 8 babies were given the name "James" at that time. For the past 30 years, the name "James" was recorded 350 times in the SSA public database.

James" has an Scottish roots too, and because of that its also has a royal connotation and became more widely popularized when King James VI took over the throne in the 17th century".

Personality of the name James

"Here we have the letter analysis of the name "James

J is for joy, that you always bring

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving

E is for electric, a sparkling trait

S is for sense of humour, always joking

If you want to select nicknames, you are able to select the reversed form of the main form of the name "James". The reversed form of the name "James" can be "Semaj". The word "Semaj" is related to the main form "of the name and also that can be interesting as a nickname for a baby named "James.

The true meaning of the name "James" might not be described in just a few sentences and words. Your heart’s desire can be to help others and care for those you love. Also you are willing to sacrifice yourself for the sake of others.

 

Famous people named James

James Stewart

James Dean

James Franco

James Caan

 

"Names with the letter "J

Jame, Jai, Jack and Jacob

 

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1/29/2023 10:59:56 PM

Well, my name is Kaia and I LOVE it. I am originally from Ukraine and many people call or spell my name in different ways like Kia or Kaiai. I am not a type of car KIA!

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1/22/2023 7:54:22 AM

I dislike how the names like the ones I've picked are being taken by girls. Dakota, Addison, Akira, and Taylor have all been turned into girl's names and are now "feminine" or "girly" names for boys. But they were ORIGINALLY names for boys. It really bugs me. I wish names like those and Reed, my step mom's name, had just stayed boy's names.

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1/15/2023 2:33:40 PM

To me, James sounds like a british chauffeur..."home, James".

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1/1/2023 1:07:38 AM

Used to hate it as a kid. Now I like it much. Most mispronunciations are ear-a rather than "eye ra". Have met and known only two other Iras.

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12/27/2022 3:54:54 PM

Its flexible; "James" (as in my artistic name), "Jim" for friends, "Jimbo for more familar and given my last name begins with "B" I am sometimes called "JB".

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12/4/2022 9:34:32 PM

also if you friends last name begins with J it makes a great nick name -JJ

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12/2/2022 2:34:08 AM

My friend at work is named James. he's a security guard and always displays such stren'th and a stong chacter. Some call him 'James I' or the 'Tall good-looking James' but I prefer to call him Jamie-Jamerson. It just suits him ;)

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11/30/2022 5:39:12 PM

My brother's name is James, but he goes by Jimmy... His full name is James Gregory, Gregory after my daddy... A lot of my aunts call him Jimmy Greg, and other people call him Jimbo, Jim-Jam, and Jim! Great and timeless name!

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11/28/2022 12:09:56 PM

Love it! My son James is named after my dad, James. Had to decided if we'd go with Jamie. Seems weird at first not to hae a cute name with a cute baby. Sticking with James.

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11/22/2022 9:16:14 PM

Name my son James!! After his dad. Love that name!! Strong boys name. Full name is James Anthony Sharp. No question ask!! I hate the unisex names!! Drives me bananas!! For example Payton!! really!! Well, It's up to the parents.

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11/19/2022 5:23:52 AM

It's my name and I love it. It ahs been passed down in my family, a house of nobility, for 1000+ years. What I can't beli've is that you guys don't have the "Origins" of this name! It is of English origin. Variant of Jacob (Hebrew) "he who supplants"

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11/13/2022 8:02:14 AM

JAMES IS A GREAT MIDDLE NAME.

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11/9/2022 9:09:38 PM

My name is James Weldon Warner and I have always received compliments on my full name which I love. I thank my parents all the time for my name.

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10/24/2022 6:06:32 PM

I love the name James. A real proper boys name. My 10 month old son is called James WillI'm. It is classic as well as cool. James Stewart, James Brown and ofcourse James Bond! It's very popular here in England, I know lots of James' old and young.

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10/20/2022 7:46:14 PM

i love the name James, I used to go out with a guy named James in my younger days and his name was also James, I found it really easy to say and very classical, He really loved his name and so did I. James ++ Dylan PERFECT

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10/10/2022 4:22:52 AM

I love this name for girl. If we have a girl her name is going to be Anorah Jaymes. I think it sounds beautiful.

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10/8/2022 3:56:20 PM

Double down on the burn cloud fool or the'smoke dragon and the posse shall smote the likes of the'side of the pavement into people named Dr Smith.

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10/8/2022 11:49:28 AM

My best friends name is James and i think It's a GREAT name and It'suits him perfectly it dosent describe him ( i would describe him as funny [he has a great giggle] and quite popular) but it fits him perfectly (i have always observed that most James's have blond hare

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9/11/2022 5:55:18 AM

James is a great name, great fictional characters have the name James, James Bond, Captain James T. Kirk

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9/9/2022 8:22:08 AM

throwing an H on the end of our perfectly good name ruins it! i love being named Hanna, It's uncommon and beautiful!

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8/30/2022 12:20:06 AM

I named my son James after my father and we call him James, not Jim. I love it. It is a true classic!

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8/16/2022 9:34:30 PM

it is ok the worst part is when people call me jim

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8/4/2022 2:01:48 PM

My name is James but instead of be called James Bond, my sister calls me James Blond

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7/17/2022 12:19:12 PM

Great. I have an friend in my class named James! Good name

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7/1/2022 7:26:42 AM

My ex is called james or jI'my lol so i dont like this name hahahaha

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4/9/2022 4:38:24 PM

The person always augues, but usually nice to be with. Thinks She's the best.

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4/1/2022 7:20:24 AM

James is a awsome name'some very important people (mostly monarchs) were named james its a timeless classic.

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3/17/2022 3:10:12 AM

James is beautiful, simple and strong. I love it. It's my father's name...one of the BEST men I have ever known. I also Have a close friend named James who is wonderful. Don't blame the name James for the poor behaviour of one Jerk!

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2/22/2022 3:19:12 PM

Boys seem to do better with common names rather than creative ones. Our son's name is James, people call him Jim, JI'my or Jimbo. No one makes fun of his name.

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2/12/2022 9:04:48 PM

James is my name & i think It'sounds kind of reagal & dignified the names of kings.

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1/21/2022 1:48:18 PM

It IS a very common name, but It's also very classic.

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1/11/2022 7:33:54 PM

James, Jim, Jimi, JI'my, Jimbo, Jimby, allused my friends, family and co-workers. A very fleixble name.

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1/9/2022 4:19:30 PM

There are females named Jaquan. My name is Jaquan and I am 46 years old.

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1/1/2022 11:36:00 AM

When my brother told everyone they were naming their baby James, i wasn't too excited about it. The name is becoming way too common now :(

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11/23/2021 5:09:00 AM

My little cousin is named James, and it really fits him! he's so cute and mischevious, It's a really good name for him.

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11/14/2021 7:57:18 AM

My son is James Eugene and I love the name James. I have 2 uncles called James, its fairly common.

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10/20/2021 3:08:24 AM

James is my name & i think It'sounds kind of reagal & dignified the name of kings.

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9/25/2021 5:38:42 AM

I married a James, he's Irish?? hehehe

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8/28/2021 1:27:36 AM

This name has been in my husbands family for years I love it as a middle name.

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8/12/2021 12:08:24 PM

I'm in love with this name, but It's too popular here! i hope the popularity dies down...lol

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8/7/2021 6:47:06 AM

VERY SWEET ,CARIN ,DELICATE,LOVELY,BEAUTIFUL,THIN,LOYAL,FRIENDLY,

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8/1/2021 6:12:54 AM

This is a good name. There are lots of different nicknames to change it up. My boyfriend is James Timothy. but he goes by jim james, jimmy, jt. and a few others. I think a name that you can shorten in many different ways is a good things. Its a good solid name.

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7/15/2021 2:27:54 AM

My fiance and I are going to use this for our second sons middle name. It was his granfathers middle name, his dad's first name, and his middle name. We figured we could keep the name going.

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name James?
The origin of the name James is English , Hebrew.
*️⃣ How many people are named James?
Almost 5200000 people are named James.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name James?
The names of John, Juan, June, Jane, Johnny