James

Gender: Unisex
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Supplanter
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The name James means Supplanter and is of Hebrew origin. James is name that's been used by parents who are considering unisex or non-gendered baby names--baby names that can be used for any gender.

James is a common and timeless name, popular in almost every decade. Common nicknames for the name James include Jim, Jimmy, Jamie, or Jame. Although James is originally a male name, it is recently being used for females, as well. Famous people with the name James include actors James Dean, James Franco, James Woods, James Earl Jones, and James Cagney. Authors include James Joyce, James Baldwin and James Patterson. James Weldon Johnson was a civil rights activist. Jim Jarmusch is a director and James Cameron directed the popular movies Titanic and Avatar. U.S. Presidents named James include James Madison, James Polk, James Buchanan, and James Monroe. James Brown and James Galway are famous musicians. One of the most famous fictional characters named James is James Bond, a British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming.

People who like the name James also like:
MaleWilliam, Jacob, Benjamin, Jack, Ethan, Alexander, Matthew
FemaleCharlotte, Elizabeth, Emma, Grace, Olivia, Lily, Ava
James Stats
checkmark James is on 11,161 members' favorite name lists
checkmark James is currently #21 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark James is currently #4 in U.S. births
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Cool James - Harvey Danger
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Dear James - Women in Docs
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Frank and Jesse James - Warren Zevon
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If I'm James Dean, You're Audrey Hepburn - Sleeping with Sirens
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James - Billy Joel
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James - Cluster
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James - Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
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James - The Bangles
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James - The Nields
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James and the Cold Gun - Kate Bush
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James Bondage - Pansy Division
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James Brown - The Blood Brothers
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James Caan Make Yourself at Home - Grace Gale
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James Dean - Daniel Bedingfield
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James Dean - Eagles
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James K. Polk - They Might Be Giants
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Jesse James - Bruce Springsteen
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Jesse James traditional, recorded - Woody Guthrie and The Pogues
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Jimmy James - The Beastie Boys
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Just Like Jesse James - Cher
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Little James - Oasis
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Meanwhile, Rick James - Cake
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Meet James Ensor - They Might Be Giants
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Mr. James Dean - Hilary Duff
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New James Bond - Eddie From Ohio
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Not Now James, We're Busy - Pop Will Eat Itself
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Rick James - Jude
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Rick James Style - The Lemonheads
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Robert Ford & Jesse James - David Olney
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Sweet Baby James - James Taylor
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Tad Loves Kimberly James - Actionslacks