Nicknames for James: The Best James Nicknames

April 21, 2022

Are You Looking For Nicknames For James? Read This List Of 41 Of The Best James Nicknames

Thinking Of Picking James As A Baby Name? Here Are 41 Of The Best James Nicknames

Love the name James and are thinking of picking it for your baby? If so, you might be looking for nicknames for James. Read this post for 41 James nicknames.

Nicknames for James - the best James nicknames

James is a classic baby name that’s enduringly popular, with lots of nickname potential. As well as the best James nicknames, we also look at what the name James means, how popular it is and where it appears on the baby name lists.

What Does The Name James Mean?

The name James comes from the name Hebrew name Yaakov (Jacob). The meaning of the name James is ‘supplanter.”

The name James appears several times in the Bible, too, as well as being the name of several kings. If you’re a fan of royal baby names, read our list for more inspo, or read our nicknames for Henry and nicknames for Harry.

It’s traditionally a name used for male babies, although the recent trend for girls to be given the name means it’s now considered a gender-neutral name too.

Did you know the name James has been the first name of six US presidents?

How Popular Is James As A Baby Name?

  • James as the 30th most popular name for boys in the UK, with 1772 boys registered with the name in the last full year according to new baby name data released in October 2022.
  • 342 babies were given the name Jamie as a stand-alone name.
  • If you want a (very) alternative version, Jameson was the 805th most popular name, with 40 babies given the name.

41+ Nick names For The Name James

  1. Jamie
  2. Jamey
  3. Jacod
  4. Jameson
  5. J
  6. Jay
  7. JayJay
  8. Jae
  9. JJ
  10. Jim
  11. Jimmy
  12. Jims
  13. Jimbo
  14. Jaime
  15. Ja
  16. Me
  17. Mes
  18. Jem
  19. Jemmy
  20. Jemmie
  21. Jam
  22. Jammy
  23. Jammo
  24. Jams
  25. Jamesie
  26. Jimsie
  27. Jimmer
  28. Jaymo
  29. Jaimo
  30. Jaimos
  31. Jama
  32. Jamas
  33. Hamish
  34. Iago
  35. Jaemes

Cute And Funny Nicknames For James

  1. J-Dog
  2. J-Man
  3. J Bear
  4. James Bond
  5. Jimbobs
  6. Jam pot
  7. Jam jar

Need Middle Names For James?

Looking for middle names for James? Check out our list of 150 one syllable boy names or unusual boy names.

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