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Name: James


Meaning

James, meaning supplanter, has its roots in the Hebrew name Jacob. The popularity of the name James can be fathomed from the fact that six of USA presidents had this name. Even two of the Jesus apostles were named James. Besides, innumerable celebrities are bearing this name. So you can safely pick this name as it’s not going anywhere, at least anytime soon.James, meaning supplanter, has its roots in the Hebrew name Jacob. The popularity of the name James can be fathomed from the fact that six of USA presidents had this name. Even two of the Jesus apostles were named James. Besides, innumerable celebrities are bearing this name. So you can safely pick this name as it’s not going anywhere, at least anytime soon.James was one of the rockabilly names of the 1950’s. Rockabilly was a form of rock and roll popularized by none other than Elvis Presley.James originates in Hebrew language and means "following after". It is the English form of the Latin name Iacomus, ultimately derived from the Hebrew Ya’aqov, the same name Jacob was derived from. James is the name of two Apostles in the New Testament. Since the 13th century it has become a popular masculine given name within royalty, borne by several rulers.

Gender

Boy

Origin/Usage

Hebrew

Pronunciation of James

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Famous James

James Buchanan - former US President
James Earl Carter - former US President
James Dean - actor
James Madison - former US President
James Pold - former US President
James Belushi - actor
James Blunt - musician
James McAvoy - actor
James Franco - actor
James Patterson - author
James Mason - actor
James Maslow - actor
James Hetfield - musician


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