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Origin

  • Hebrew

Meaning/history

  • Supplanting, seizing by the heel,
  • variant of Jacob

Nicknames

  • Jamie,
  • Jim,
  • Jimmy,
  • Jim Bob,
  • Jamsie,
  • Jim Jam Jibby,
  • Jimbo,
  • Jay,
  • Jam,
  • J.J,
  • Jem

Interesting Jamess

  • James Hunt,
  • James Joyce,
  • James Mason,
  • james and the giant peach,
  • James Dean,
  • James Bond,
  • James Blake,
  • James Brown,
  • James Morrison,
  • James Blunt,
  • James Stewart,
  • James Taylor,
  • James Herriot,
  • James Marsters,
  • James Dean Bradfield,
  • James Tiberius Kirk,
  • James Hetfield

Unfortunate Jamess

  • Jamie Bulger,
  • Jimmy Saville

James goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Thomas,
  • Well I also haved a Thomas to,
  • Joseph,
  • Graham,
  • Edward, NIcholas,
  • Frederick,
  • Donald,
  • Eadric,
  • William,
  • Harry,
  • Max,
  • Alex,
  • Alex,
  • Richard,
  • Conrad

When I hear James
I think of...

  • Beautiful,
  • Honest,
  • Loyal,
  • Intelligent,
  • Serious,
  • trouble,
  • Handsome,
  • Funny,
  • Tenacious,
  • Thoughtful,
  • Cheeky,
  • Little terror!,
  • Sweet,
  • loyal,
  • Fab,
  • James was the naughty engine,
  • Lovely lad
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