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James

James Meaning and Origin

James is English, Hebrew given name meaning same as Jacob.

James is a name that's been used by parents who are considering boy baby names.

James is currently #5 on the baby names popularity charts in the U.S. in 2021.

Famous people named James are James Lafferty, James Maslow, James McAvoy.

James is a 5 letters name with 1 syllables.

James name meaning

same as Jacob

James name origin

English Hebrew

Name facts

5 letter name and 1 syllables

Popularity

James is ranked #5 most popular baby boy name in 2021

James is ranked #2581 most popular baby girl name in 2021

Gender chart

In 2021, 99% of babies named James were boys

Name popularity in the US

This graph illustrates how many babies were named James in the US

Name popularity in Canada

This graph illustrates how many babies were named James in Canada

Celebrities named James

James Lafferty (Movies)
James Maslow (Movies)
James McAvoy (Movies)
James Brown (Music)
James Burke (Baseball)
James Cavanagh (Baseball)
James Donnelly (Baseball)
James Haley (Baseball)
James Lehan (Baseball)
James McDermott (Baseball)
James Morris (Baseball)
James Pirie (Baseball)
James Edwards (Basketball)
James Harden (Basketball)
James K. Polk (Royal)
James J. Corbett (Boxer)
James DeGale (Boxer)
James Monroe (Royal)
James Madison (Royal)
James Figg (Boxer)
James J. Jeffries (Boxer)
James McGirt Jr. (Boxer)
James Pereira (Boxer)
James Smith (Boxer)
James Toney (Boxer)
James Vrij (Boxer)
James Anderson (Tennis)
James Blake (Tennis)
James Cecil Parke (Tennis)
James Dwight (Tennis)
James A. McKinstry (Sport)
James Harris (Sport)
James Helzberg (Sport)
James Buchanan (Royal)
James A. Garfield (Royal)
James (Biblical)
Captain James Hook from Peter Pan (Movies)
James Francis Brown ()
James P. Carrell ()
James Cohn ()
James Di Pasquale ()
James Dillon ()
James Douglas ()
James Hannigan ()
James Hewitt ()
James Hook ()
James Horner ()
James Lentini ()
James MacMillan ()
James Lynam Molloy ()
James Nares ()
James Oswald ()
James Paisible ()
James Penberthy ()
James Rolfe ()
James Tenney ()
James Whitbourn ()
James Wilson ()
James Young ()

James - FAQ

What is the meaning of the name James?
The meaning of the name James is same as Jacob.
What is the origin of the name James?
The origin of the name James is English Hebrew .
Is James a girl or boy name?
The name James is a masculine name. According to our statistics, 99.46% of babies called James were boys, 0.54% of babies called James were girls.
What is the popularity of the name James?
According to statistics, James is ranked 5th most popular boy name in the US, in 2021.
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