FBNames.com: – The meaning of named JAMES, origin, popularity and name of wellknown people.

  • Given Name: JAMES
  • Gender: Male / Boy
  • Name’s Length: 5
  • Name’s Origin: African
  • Name’s Meaning: Name variation of Jacob. In African, Jacob means "high".

How popular did the name JAMES as a baby boy’s name?

  • The name James, was ranked # 1 in the last 100 years for baby boy’s name in United State of America It was also ranked # 18 in 2009, # 17 in 2008, # 15 in 2007, # 16 in 2006 and # 17 in 2005.
  • Scotland: the name James, was ranked # 5 in 2008 and # 3 in 2004.
  • Australia: the name James, was ranked # 9 in 2008 and # 5 in 2001
  • Canada: the name James, was ranked # 10 in 2008 and # 13 in 2005
  • England: the name James, was ranked # 9 in 2008 and # 4 in 2005 / 2004.
  • Ireland: the name James, was ranked # 5 in 2008 and # 4 in 2004.

List of popular people whose named JAMES:

- James "Munky" Shaffer is a lead guitarist of Korn.
– James A. Fitzpatrick is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James A. McKinstry, American Football League player.
– James A. Michener (1907 – 1997), author of Tales of the South Pacific (American)
– James Agee (1909 – 1955) was the writer of A Death in the Family (American)
– James Aldridge (born 1918) was an Australian novelist.
– James Arness is a Television star, American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Bacon is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Baldwin (1924 – 1987) was the writer of Go Tell It on the Mountain
– James Bannatyne was a FIFA World Cup 2010 player from New Zealand
– James Beatty (1820-1856) was a railway engineer from England.
– James Blunt (born 1977) was a musician from England.
– James Bourne is a member of the former rock group Busted
– James Boyd (1888 – 1944) was an American who wrote the "Drums".
– James Branch Cabell (1879 – 1958) was an American who wrote "A Comedy of Justice".
– James Brindley (1716-1772) was a British canal engineer.
– James Brolin is a television star and American Hollywood walk of fame.
– James Brown is a recording artist – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Caan is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Cagney is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Cameron is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Chapman, (born 1955) was an American novelist who wrote "Stet".
– James Cleveland is a recording artist – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Coburn is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Cook (1728-1779) was a British explorer.
– James Cruze is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Dean Bradfield is a lead guitarist and vocalist of Manic Street Preachers band.
– James Dean is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Devaney (1890-1976) was an Australian novelist.
– James Dickey (1923 – 1997) was an American novelist who wrote "Deliverance".
– James Doohan is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Dunn is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Dyson (born 1947) was an inventor from British.
– James Ellroy (born 1948) was an American novelist who wrote "L.A. Confidential"
– James Ensor was a Belgian Painter
– James Fenimore Cooper was an American novelist who wrote "The Last of the Mohicans"
– James Figg (1695-1734) was a first English bare-knuckle boxing champion.
– James Galanos is a Greek Fashion designer
– James Garner is a television artist – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Gleason is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Gould Cozzens was an American novelist who wrote "Guard of Honor".
– James H. Wilkinson (1919-1986) was a mathematician – English Scientist
– James Hannigan was a video game musician for Harry Potter
– James Hanson (1922-2004) was an industrialist, English businessmen
– James Hargreaves (1720-1778) was a weaver and inventor from British.
– James Hargreaves (1834-1915) was a chemist, English Scientist
– James Harrison (1814-66) was an English Architect
– James Helzberg was an American Football League player.
– James Henry Govier, painter, etcher and engraver
– James Hetfield, lead vocalist (Metallica) band.
– James Hynes (born 1955), the author of The Lecturer’s Tale
– James Jones (1921 – 1977), the author of From Here to Eternity
– James Kirke Paulding (1778 – 1860), the author of The Dutchman’s Fireside
– James Kottak, a drummer of (Scorpions) band.
– James L. Nederlander, Live theatre, American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James LaBrie, lead vocalist (Dream Theater) band.
– James Lee Burke (born 1936), The Neon Rain (American Novelist)
– James Lovelock (born 1919), scientist, English Scientist
– James M. Cain (1892 – 1977), the author of The Postman Always Rings Twice
– James Maritato, WWE Wrestler who named Little Guido Maritato
– James Mason, Television, American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James McColl, lead vocalist (The Supernaturals) band.
– James McManus (born 1951), the author of Going to the Sun
– James Meade (1907-1995), Nobel Prize winning economist, English
– James Melton, Radio, American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Mercer, lead vocalist (The Shins) band.
– James Milner, FIFA World Cup 2010 player, squad England
– James Moloney (born 1954), an Australian novelist.
– James Morrow (born 1947), Towing Jehovah (American Novelist)
– James Norman Hall (1887 – 1951), the author of Mutiny on the Bounty
– James Obiorah, FIFA World Cup 2002 player, Nigeria
– James Oliver Curwood, the author of The Grizzly King (American Novelist)
– James Otis Kaler, the author of Toby Tyler; or, Ten Weeks with a Circus
– James Owen Sullivan, a drummer of (Avenged Sevenfold) band.
– James Phelan, the author of "Literati", "Fox Hunt", "Patriot Act", "Blood Oil"
– James Prescott Joule (1818-1889), physicist, English Scientist
– James Purdy (born 1923), the author of Cabot Wright Begins
– James Raphael pianist, Greek Musician of Modern period
– James Robert Baker, the author of Fuel-Injected Dreams (American Novelist)
– James Sallis (born 1944), Long-Legged Fly (American Novelist)
– James Salter (born 1925), A Sport and a Pastime (American Novelist)
– James Sewid – Kwakwaka’wakw, Canadian Aboriginal leader
– James Starley (1831-1881), bicycle pioneer, English Inventor
– James Stewart is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James T. Farrell (1904 – 1979), Young Lonigan (American Novelist)
– James Thurber (1894 – 1961), the author of The 13 Clocks (American Novelist)
– James Valentine, lead guitarist (Maroon 5) band.
– James Walsh, lead vocalist (Starsailor) band.
– James Welch (1940 – 2003), the author of Fools Crow (American Novelist)
– James Weldon Johnson, the author of The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
– James Whitmore, Television, American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Wilcox (born 1949), Modern Baptists (American Novelist)
– James Wolfe (1727-1759), General, hero of Quebec during the Seven Years’ War
– James Woods is a star of motion pictures – American Hollywood Walk of Fame
– James Young, lead guitarist (Styx) band.