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James is a Baby Boy Name

Find out the meaning behind the name James.

James is a common royal name used in Europe and the English version of Jacob, and happens to be one of the most popular boy’s names of all time—in the top 20 for the past century. James is also one of the few truly ageless names—when you hear it, you don’t know whether the person referred to is five or fifty-five.

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Popularity of James

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Characteristics of James

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Celebrity with the name James

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