Baby name James
Description: English form of the name borne in the New Testament by two of Christ’s disciples, James son of Zebedee and James son of Alphaeus. This form comes from Late Latin Iacomus. This is the same name as Old Testament Jacob, but for many centuries they have been considered by the English-speaking as two distinct names. James is a royal name in Britain associated with James I of Scotland; a patron of the arts, a noted poet and energetic ruler. Famous bearers include James Blunt and James Brown (singers) and fictional character James Bond.
Statistics for James
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'James' was given to 122.536 Boys, representing 1,91% of the total 6.402.657 Boys registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'James'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'James' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'James' varied from 3.912 to 9.853 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'James'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'James' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'James' varied from rank 2 to 11.