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All about the name James

Hebrew Origin

The meaning of the name James is Supplanter. The origin of the name James is Hebrew. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.

James is a common and timeless name, popular in almost every decade. Common nicknames for the name James include Jim, Jimmy, Jamie, or Jame.

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:
William, Benjamin, Henry, Liam, Alexander, Oliver, Jacob
Charlotte, Amelia, Elizabeth, Olivia, Emma, Lily, Grace
James Stats
James is on 11,135 BN name lists
James is currently #21 on the BN charts
James is currently #4 in U.S. births
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Songs about James

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Cool James - Harvey Danger
Dear James - Women in Docs
Frank and Jesse James - Warren Zevon
If I'm James Dean, You're Audrey Hepburn - Sleeping with Sirens
James - Billy Joel
James - Cluster
James - Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
James - The Bangles
James - The Nields
James and the Cold Gun - Kate Bush
James Bondage - Pansy Division
James Brown - The Blood Brothers
James Caan Make Yourself at Home - Grace Gale
James Dean - Daniel Bedingfield
James Dean - Eagles
James K. Polk - They Might Be Giants
Jesse James - Bruce Springsteen
Jesse James traditional, recorded - Woody Guthrie and The Pogues
Jimmy James - The Beastie Boys
Just Like Jesse James - Cher
Little James - Oasis
Meanwhile, Rick James - Cake
Meet James Ensor - They Might Be Giants
Mr. James Dean - Hilary Duff
New James Bond - Eddie From Ohio
Not Now James, We're Busy - Pop Will Eat Itself
Rick James - Jude
Rick James Style - The Lemonheads
Robert Ford & Jesse James - David Olney
Sweet Baby James - James Taylor
Tad Loves Kimberly James - Actionslacks