Name
JAMES

Name JAMES

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 5,745,014 births of James in the countries below, which represents an average of 41,331 births of children bearing the first name James per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 20,810 births.
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Information about the first name James

We celebrate James on July 25th
The first name James is listed in our categories :The first name James has been assigned to:
99.66% to boys
0.34% to girls
The country where the first name James is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name James

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of James : Jasem, Jasme, Jeams, Jesma, Sejma, Semaj

Anacyclics of the first name James

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name James: Semaj

James in Japanese *

Romajijeemuzu
Katakanaジェームズ
Hiraganaじぇーむず
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
James en Japonais
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James in sign language

James in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name James

US English
Etymology src :
  • The English New Testament form of Jacob, from Middle English James, from Old French James, from Vulgar Latin Iacomus, spoken and altered pronunciation of Latin Iacobus, from Ancient Greek Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), from Ἰακώβ (Iakṓb), from Hebrew יַעֲקֹב‎ (Yaʿăqōḇ). Doublet of Jacob.
Anagrams src :
  • Semaj
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒeɪmz/
  • Rhymes: -eɪmz
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • James City
  • St James, St. James, St James's
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Cornish: Jammes, Jamma
  • → Fijian: Semesa
  • → Hawaiian: Kimo
  • → Irish: Séamas, Séamus, Seumas→ English: Shamus, Seamus
  • → Manx: Jayms
  • → Maori: Hemi
  • → Samoan: Semisi
  • → Scottish Gaelic: Seumas→ English: Hamish
  • → Swedish: James
  • → Welsh: Siâms
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Jacob and its variants
  • pet forms: Jaime, Jamie, Jay, Jim, Jimmie, Jimmy, Jimbo, Jem, Jemmy, Jambo, Jake
  • surname:Jameson
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From Old French James, from Vulgar Latin Iacomus, spoken and altered pronunciation of Latin Iacobus, from Ancient Greek Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), from Ἰακώβ (Iakṓb), from Hebrew יַעֲקֹב‎ (Yaʿăqōḇ).
Alternative forms src :
  • Ȝame, Gemes, Iam, Iames, Iamys, Iame, Ieme
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒaːməs/, /dʒaːmz/, /ˈdʒɛːm(ə)s/, /ˈdʒaːm(ə)/
Proper noun (References) src :
  • “Jāme (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-05-03.
Old French
Adverb src :
  • james
  • manuscript form of jamés
General
Proper noun src :
  • James
  • James the Greater or James the Less (apostles)
  • James (a male given name)
  • James (a surname)
HU Hungarian
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈd͡ʒeːms]
  • Hyphenation: James
Proper noun src :
  • James
  • James
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • jamesi
SE Swedish
Proper noun src :
  • James c (genitive James)
  • A male given name.
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From English James in the 19th century.
Proper noun src :
  • James
  • A male given name.
 

Popularity of the name James

Number of JAMES births per year

Total births of James by country

Births with the first name James
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2018
5,164,277
19,163
ONOntario
1913 - 2016
136,115
92
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
131,577
3
AUAustralia
1944 - 2018
79,843
1
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2018
51,844
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2018
48,754
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2018
29,665
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
25,186
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
19,697
250
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
19,100
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
5,411
18
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
4,460
7
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
2,399
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
2,281
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
1,138
0
NONorway
1945 - 2018
853
0
SESweden
1998 - 2018
814
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
545
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
420
1
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
272
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
264
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2018
263
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
171
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
74
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2018
56
0

Total births of James by country (last available year)

Births with the first name James
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2018
13,525
12
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
2,536
0
AUAustralia
2018
1,070
0
IEIreland
2018
589
0
ONOntario
2016
585
0
NLNetherlands
2019
576
0
FRFrance
2018
375
0
QCQuebec
2018
343
0
BRBrazil
2010
236
4
NZNew Zealand
2018
198
0
BCBritish Columbia
2018
175
0
ABAlberta
2018
158
1
BEBelgium
2018
109
0
SESweden
2018
69
0
CHSwitzerland
2018
64
0
ITItaly
2018
52
0
DEGermany
2018
38
0
NSNew Scotland
2019
29
0
ATAustria
2018
28
0
ARArgentina
2015
18
0
PLPoland
2018
9
0
NONorway
2018
7
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
2
0
DKDenmark
2018
2
0

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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name James

There are 13613 actors and actresses with the first name James
James Bimby Aquino
James Malpas
James Mordaunt
James Hoban
James Leonardo Mayberry
James Carnmal
James Forde
James Lester
James Holly
James Gallagher
James Wiersum
James Storer
James Paxton
James Hawkins
James Gaisford
James Fraser
James Street
James Reid
James Calloway
James Willson
James Martin
James Stankunas
James Duke Mason
James Pinches
James Ayling
James Vass
James Mcmonagle
James Bond Singh
James Burrows
James Frecheville

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name James
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Rankings of first name JAMES by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#2IE Ireland2018
#4US United State of America2018
#8NL Netherlands2019
#9ON Ontario2016
#9BC British Columbia2018
#9NZ New Zealand2018
#9AU Australia2018
#11AB Alberta2018
#18NS New Scotland2019
#21GB United Kingdom2018
#22QC Quebec2018
#102BE Belgium2018
#146CH Switzerland2018
#172SE Sweden2018
#181FR France2018
#216AT Austria2018
#238DE Germany2018
#296IT Italy2018
#311AR Argentina2015
#322PL Poland2018
#378DK Denmark2018
#412NO Norway2018
#487BR Brazil2010
#546CZ Czechoslovakia2016
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#3512US United State of America2018
#6051AB Alberta2018
#10801BR Brazil2010






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