|Number in U.S||👶 5,200,000|
|Rate in 2021||12|
|Name origin||🌍 English , Hebrew|
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.
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.
acording to SSA data base James was No.1 in U.S. name ranking from 1940 to 1952 and in competition with other royal name James has the throne of the ranking