Nicknames for James: 41 Of The Best James Nicknames

April 21, 2022

Are You Looking For Nicknames For James? Read This List To Find The Best James Nickname

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.

James is 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?

nicknames for James

How popular is the name James?

In the US, James is the 3rd most popular name for American boys (up from number 5 the previous year).

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.

Famous People Named James

Looking for famous people named James? Famous James include:

James Bond, fictional spy

James Brown, singer

James McAvoy, actor

James Cameron, director

Jim Carrey, actor

James Joyce, literary figure.

Need Middle Names For James?

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

Or try one of our unusual boy names.

Or try a royal baby name.

41+ Nick names For The Name James

Read this list of nick names for the name James:

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

Cute And Funny Nicknames For James

Here are 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

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