James

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
EDITOR LISTS
Gentle, Harry Potter, Old Fashioned
Pronunciation
JAYMZ
Meaning
Following after

More info about the name "James"

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.

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'James' in Movies

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

James Rhodes

Supergirl

James Olsen

Gotham

James Gordon

American Made (2017)

James Rangel

Jack Ryan

James Greer

Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

James Ridley

House M.D.

Dr. James Wilson

Queen of the South

James

Lost

James 'Sawyer' Ford

The Hurricane Heist (2018)

(as James Cutler)

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