James meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: James No. of characters: 5 Gender: Boy Origin of James: Hebrew
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce James ja-mes What does my name mean? Meaning of James: Supplanter, Jimmy, Variant of Jacob, Holds the Heel, He who Supplants, A Cheerful Boy, Yahweh May Protect, Holder of the Heel, One Who Supplants, Tamil Show Host James

The name James is derived from 'Lacomus' which is a Latin form of the Hebrew name 'Jacob'. The name was mentioned in the New Testament as apostles. One was Saint James the Greater, the apostle John's brother who was beheaded under Herod Agrippa in the Book of Acts. James the lesser was the second one, who was the son of Alphaeus. The most notable bearer was the brother of Jesus Christ. The name has been used in England since the 13th century. The Scottish King James VI, the first ruler of all Britain was also responsible for the popularity of the name.

James was ranked 7 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 22.22% from its previous ranking of 9 in 2014. James was ranked 931 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 1.64% from its previous ranking of 916 in 2014. Anglo-Saxon form of Jacques. Comes from the Hebrew "ya'agob" Means: "he who supplants" If party on July 25 or May 3. Particularly effective in the business world,Jamesflourish on the ground in the concrete. More sellers than managers,Jamesare made for direct contact and quick decisions. James are stubborn and tricky temperaments that make their own way, even ifJamesgive you the impression to follow you. Fighting men, volunteers,Jamesare also contestaires stimulate and failures.

Full form of James : Joyful Articulate Modern Excitable Sophisticated

James is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 9 in 2014. Around 118624 people wear James as their first name. James is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

James is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 7 (0.371153% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 5144205 people wear James as their first name. James is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 7 (0.371153% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 5144205 people have James as their first name. James is not a native United States and James may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 1.439010% of people in US have this given name.

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Expression number of James is 3.

James are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. James are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. James possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

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Alexia James in Jack Says as Actress
vaughn-Rian st. James in Off My Chest as Director
Charity Nicole James in The One with Joey's Porsche as Actress
Inez James in Pillow Talk as Soundtrack
Ann James in Marco as Actress
Savanna James in Big Fish as Actress
Jayla James in Too Many Cooks as Actress
Naomi St. James in Maximum Perversum 53 - Dreiloch-Stuten as
Cassandra St. James in Porn Shoot Massacre as Actress
Olivia James in as
James W. Holley, III was an American politician and dentist surgeon.
James Cagney in movie Angels with Dirty Faces as Actor
  • In 1954, James Mason played the role of Captain Nemo in Adventure,Drama,Family film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
  • In Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, James Stewart played Jefferson Smith in the 1939 Comedy,Drama movie.
  • James Woods, from 1983 horror and sci-fi movie Videodrome, who played Max Renn.
  • James Brolin portrayed the central character of Charles Brubaker in 1977 action and adventure movie Capricorn One.
  • James Caan characterized key character of Sonny Corleone in 1972 crime, drama flick The Godfather.
  • In 1991 action and adventure movie, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, James Doohan characterized Scotty.
  • In 2013 comedy and drama flick, Enough Said, James Gandolfini portrayed Albert.
  • James Le Gros, from 1989 crime, drama movie Drugstore Cowboy, who played the Rick.
  • James Franciscus, from 1971 horror and mystery film Il gatto a nove code, who played the Carlo Giordani.
  • James Van Der Beek, from 2002 comedy and drama film The Rules of Attraction, who played Sean Bateman.
  • In 1934, James Dunn played the role of Loop Merritt in comedy and drama movie Bright Eyes.
  • James Alexander, from 1931 adventure movie Isle of Intrigue, who portrayed N.
  • In 1982, James Andriani played the role of N in thriller movie Kiss of Medusa.
  • In 1963 adventure and drama movie, Lord of the Flies, James Aubrey characterized Ralph.
  • James Barnett, from 1989 action, comedy movie Fatal Bet, who played the Meatball and Mr. Burton.
  • James Baskett, from 1946 animation and comedy film Song of the South, who portrayed the Uncle Remus and Br'er Fox (voice).
  • In 1931, James Benton played the role of Bob in romance film The Last Tide.
  • James W. Boinski portrayed the critical character of Big Jim Cartoni in 2006 drama movie Legit.
  • In 1990, James Booth played the role of Mulgrew in action, drama film American Ninja 4: The Annihilation.
  • James Broadhurst played central character of Dubydù in 1990 fantasy film Parco Valentino.
  • In 1997 drama movie, A Little Rain Must Fall, James Buckley characterized John.
  • James P. Burtis, from 1936 crime, drama movie The Return of Jimmy Valentine, who played Mac.
  • James Burton played central role of N in 1999 0 movie Kingdom Come.
  • In 1937 adventure and romance movie, Battle of Greed, James Bush played Mark Twain.
  • In 2012, James Camblin portrayed the role of Robert Leland in drama and sci-fi flick Trash and Progress.
  • James Canning characterized critical character of Alvin Foster in 1978 drama, war film The Boys in Company C.
  • In 1917, James Carew characterized the role of Wister in crime, drama movie Justice.
  • James C. Carroll characterized minor character of Mr. Johnson in 1917 comedy, drama movie Fools for Luck.
  • In 2016, James Chalke played the role of Pastor Erikson in action and comedy film Don't Kill It.
  • James Chianese, from 2015 horror film Sue, who portrayed Ben.
  • Names like James James Namesakes Related Names: Jam, Jama, Jamaa, Jamaad, Jamaah, Jamaal, Jamaar, Jamaari, Jamaca, Jamacia, Jamad, Jamae, Jamael, Jamah, Jamahd, Jamahl, Jamahri, Jamai, Jamaia, JamaiahPosts having James: Comments :The anthroponym James is a former French variant of Jacques, after the Low Latin Jacomus (cf. Italian Giacomo), a variant of Jacobus, Latinized form of Hebrew origin anthroponym Jacob.As family name, James is widespread in France, as the variant Jammes and Hypocorism Jamin, Jamot, Jamet ... Also found Jhame in Poitevin.However, the best known is the pronunciation of the English name, derived itself from the French (introduced in England after the Norman conquest of 1066). sometimes written Jaymes it is met. It has many diminutives: Jim, Jay, Jamie, Jimbob, Jaimie, Jimmy, Jimmie, Jimi, Jamesy, Jame, Jimbo, Jake, Jack, Jem Jems, Jemmy, Jameth, Jamey, Djim.His female equivalents are: Jamie, Jamesina, Jayme, Jaymie, Jaimie, Jamilie. - Gervase Briar Popularity of James

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