Jameson - boys name

Jameson name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 83%

Jameson name meaning:

The name Jameson is of English origin and has multiple meanings depending on its usage. As a given name for boys, Jameson is derived from the traditional name James, which means "supplanter" or "one who follows." It is believed to have biblical origins, as James was the name of two of Jesus' apostles. The name Jameson is often used to honor a family member with the name James or to pay tribute to the biblical figures.

In addition to its traditional meaning, Jameson can also be associated with the Irish whiskey brand of the same name. The whiskey brand was established in the late 18th century and has since gained international recognition. As a result, the name Jameson can be seen as a reference to Irish heritage or a symbol of sophistication and refinement.

Overall, the name Jameson carries a sense of strength, loyalty, and tradition. Whether chosen for its biblical significance or the association with the popular whiskey brand, Jameson is a timeless name that holds a sense of honor and distinction.

Origin: English

Variant of Jacob: Supplanter.


Surnames, Unisex names

Related names

Jacob , Anschel, Anshel, Anshil, Ashu, Hamish , Jacobina, Jacquelin, Jacquelyn, Jacquetta.-Jacquet, Jake , Jakob , Jamesina, Jameson , Jamieson, Jayme , Jaymes, Jeb, Jem , Jemmy, Jimmie , Jock, Rachael , Yacoub , Jago

Other boys names beginning with J


Overall UK ranking: 805 out of 4789

40 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Jameson

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