James - boys name

James name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

James name meaning:

Origin: Hebrew

One who supplants.


Unisex names, Saints names, Dickens names

Related names

James , Dymtrus, Hagop, Hamish , Jaime , Jaimee , Jaimelynn, Jaimi, Jakome, Jamee, Jamese, Jamesina, Jamey, Jamia, Jamielee, Jamilyn, Jaymee, Jaymie, Jim , Jimmy , Kimo, Seamus , Shamus, Jammes

Other boys names beginning with J


Overall UK ranking: 30 out of 4789

1772 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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Historical popularity of James

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name James from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for James in 2023