James

Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #13 in 2013 and #9 in 2014.

Famous People

James Franco (Movie Actor,TV Actor), James Dean (Movie Actor,TV Actor), James Brown (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor,Writer), James Harden (Basketball Player), James Spader (Movie Actor,TV Actor), James Garner (Movie Actor,TV Actor), James Marsden (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), James Avery (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: The English New Testament form of Jacob, from Old French James, from Late Latin Iacomus, dialect variant of Iacobus, from Ancient Greek Ἰάκωβος ‎(Iákōbos), from Ἰακώβ ‎(Iakṓb), from Classical Hebrew יַעֲקֹב ‎(Yaʿăqōḇ).

Meaning(s):

-One of two Apostles, James the Greater and James the Less, often identified with James, brother of Jesus.

-(biblical) The twentieth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the general epistle of James.

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-) popular since the Middle Ages. Also a common middle name.

-(last name AAn English patronymic -comes from the language-)

In Swedish

Origin: From English James in the 19th century.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Origin: From English James in the 19th century.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).