Meaning of James The meaning of James is: "James is an English language name for boys. It came from the Old French variation of the late Latin name 'Iacomus'. In Hebrew it is Yaʻaqov (Jacob) meaning supplanter.
James is a common name in many countries like the United States, Northern Ireland, Australia, Wales, England, etc.".
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James♂62 years old 12-10
My name "James" sounds peaceful & strong, I like the name & its also my father & son's name.
James♂63 years old 5-05
Everyone know how to spell and pronounce but way too many unsolicited nicknames.
James♂21 years old 10-05
James♂35 years old 30-05
I only know 2 others with my name...
James♂56 years old 22-07
I go by my middle name instead because of
James♂32 years old 14-08
It doesn't strike fear in those who don't know me.... I really wish it did
James♂76 years old 23-08
James♂64 years old 20-11
don't like James like jim
James♂57 years old 26-12
In Hawaii, the natives call back my name as Hima Laua, not sure why, This how they spell it if not given correct spelling
James♂64 years old 6-10
James♂65 years old 25-06
Great grandfather, grandfather, father, son and grandson all with the first name of James but different middle names
James♂34 years old 23-08
I was told that my grandfather often boasted that I was Named after his father..yet never have I found any reference to the meaning of my name!
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