James meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: James No. of characters: 5 Gender: Origin of James: Hebrew English Biblical
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

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.

Complete history of James
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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.

Names that rhyme with James Aaronjames, Adames, Adrianjames, Aidanjames, Aidenjames, Albertjames, Alexanderjames, Ames, Andrewjames, Anthonyjames, Austinjames, Brandonjames, Christianjames, Codyjames, Dakotajames, Danieljames, Davidjames, Dustinjames, Dylanjames, EamesFamous people named James
James Buchanan Duke, American entrepreneur in the tobacco and electric power sector
James Tahhan, Venezuelan chef, television personality, restaurateur and author
James Patrick Kelly, American science fiction writer
James Corrigan, American cinematographer, active in the time of the silent movies
James Joseph Sylvester, English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory and combinatorics. He played a leadership role in American mathematics in the later half of the 19th century
James Cleugh, English writer, historian and translator
James Ebenezer Bicheno, English colonial administrator and botanist
James William Guercio, American producer, guitarist and songwriter, known mainly for having discovered the group Chicago
James Toseland, English motorcycle rider, who has been World Superbike Champion in 2004 and 2007
James Clavell, British novelist, screenwriter, director and World War II veteran and prisoner of war
James Blood Ulmer, American jazz guitarist, flutist, singer and songwriter
James Gordon, American cinematographic actor, active in the time of silent cinema
James South, British astronomer
James Kenneth Stephen, English poet and also tutor to Prince Albert Victor
James Turle, English composer and organist
James Wani Igga, South American politician, military and economist
James Eustace Bagnall, English naturalist, very particularly interested in botany, and especially in briology
James Herbert, English horror writer who initially worked as an art director for an advertising agency
James Shirley, English playwright
James Ridout Winchester, American singer and songwriter
James Bauer, film and theater director
James Nesbitt, British actor
James Horwill, Australian rugby player
James Evan Gattis, designated American baseball catcher and receiver who plays for the Houston Astros Major League Baseball
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 Cagney, actor,director
James Dean, actor
James Horner, composer
James Mason, actor,producer,writer
James Stewart, actor,director
James Cameron, writer,producer,director
James Woods, actor,producer
James Coburn, actor,producer,director
James Cromwell, actor,producer
James Earl Jones, actor
James Spader, actor,producer
James Arness, actor,producer
James Brolin, actor,producer,director
James L. Brooks, writer,producer
James Caan, actor,director
James Doohan, actor
James Duval, actor,producer,writer
James Foley, director,writer,actor
James Gandolfini, actor,producer
James Garner, actor,producer
James Le Gros, actor,stunts
James Remar, actor
James Whale, director,writer
James Franciscus, actor,producer,writer
James Wong Howe, cinematographer,director
James Moll, producer,director,editor
James Bernard, composer,writer
James R. Maceo, location management,production manager
James Bain, casting director
James S. Fowler, assistant director,director,cinematographer
James DuMont, actor,producer
James Bolt, sound department,producer
James P. Hogan, director,writer,assistant director
James Mangold, producer,director,writer
James M. LeGoy, cinematographer,editor
James D. Solomon, writer,producer
James Francis Jr., special effects
James Porteous, sound department,director
James William Newport, production designer,art director,actor
James R. Bagdonas, cinematographer,director
James Joyce, writer
James Jacobson, composer
James Van Der Beek, actor,writer
James DeBello, actor
James Hyde, actor
James Keach, actor,director,producer
James Marsden, actor
James McDaniel, actor,director
James Wilder, actor,writer,producer
James Steven Sadwith, producer,writer,director
James Schmerer, producer,writer
James Pergola, cinematographer,producer
James Van Trees, cinematographer,actor
James Di Pasquale, composer
James Newton Howard, composer
James Phillips, art director,production designer
James Scura, production manager,producer
James Quattrochi, actor,producer,transportation department
James Shavick, producer,writer
James Moss, cinematographer
James Bulliard, actor
James Anthony Cotton, actor,composer,production manager
James Bolt, actor
James Greer, writer,director,producer
James Dunn, actor
James A., producer,director,writer
James Aaron, actor
James E. Abbe, cinematographer,director,actor
James Abbott, actor
James Brih Abee, director,producer,writer
James Abrams, actor
James Acheson, actor,producer
James Acheson, costume designer,production designer,special effects
James Ackerman, producer,production manager,actor
James Ackermann, transportation department
James Ackley, sound department,composer
James Ackrin, actor
James Acton, actor
James B. Adair, special effects
James Adam, actor
James W. Adams, writer
James W. Adams, actor
James Adamson, actor
James Aday, actor
James Addams, actor
James Adelstein, writer,transportation department
James Aden, actor
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, Jamaiah Posts 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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Other variants of James :Yakub Yaqoob Yaqub Hagop Hakob Jakes Iakobos Yaakov Iacobus Yakov Jaume Jaumet Jago Jakov Jakob Jakša Jakub Jacob Ib Jeppe Jacobus Sjaak Cobus Coos Jaap Kobe Kobus Koos Sjakie Jaagup Jaak Jaakob Jaakko Jaakoppi Jaska Jacques Japik Iago Iakob Koba Iakopa Kimo Akiba Akiva Jakab Jákob Séamus Shamus Sheamus Séamas Giacobbe Giacomo Jacopo Iacopo Lapo Iacomus Jokūbas Hemi Kuba Jaime Jacó Yasha Seumas Jamie Jaka Jaša Jacobo Yago Yakup Yakiv Kapel Koppel Yankel  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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