Popularity (masculine) in the United States

1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 5.600% 4.480% 3.360% 2.240% 1.120% 1880 2018
              

Numbers

 James (masculine) 
 Year   Rank   Percent Used 
2018 #4 0.701
2017 #4 0.725
2016 #5 0.736
2015 #7 0.727
2014 #9 0.705
2013 #13 0.672
2012 #14 0.662
2011 #17 0.653
2010 #19 0.676
2009 #18 0.670
2008 #17 0.697
2007 #15 0.721
2006 #16 0.741
2005 #17 0.759
2004 #17 0.779
2003 #18 0.804
2002 #18 0.821
2001 #19 0.826
2000 #18 0.862
1999 #19 0.910
1998 #18 0.971
1997 #17 1.021
1996 #17 1.056
1995 #17 1.130
1994 #14 1.215
1993 #14 1.271
1992 #9 1.358
1991 #7 1.439
1990 #8 1.504
1989 #9 1.561
1988 #9 1.624
1987 #8 1.674
1986 #7 1.772
1985 #7 1.864
1984 #7 1.911
1983 #6 1.951
1982 #6 2.060
1981 #7 2.057
1980 #5 2.120
1979 #5 2.197
1978 #5 2.335
1977 #5 2.342
1976 #5 2.346
1975 #4 2.439
1974 #5 2.536
1973 #4 2.657
1972 #3 2.812
1971 #2 3.004
1970 #2 3.241
1969 #3 3.274
1968 #4 3.417
1967 #3 3.467
1966 #3 3.585
1965 #4 3.572
1964 #4 3.603
1963 #4 3.454
1962 #4 3.452
1961 #4 3.522
1960 #3 3.548
1959 #3 3.629
1958 #3 3.656
1957 #2 3.853
1956 #2 3.955
1955 #3 4.028
1954 #3 4.171
1953 #2 4.299
1952 #1 4.412
1951 #1 4.565
1950 #1 4.740
1949 #1 4.820
1948 #1 4.969
1947 #1 5.102
1946 #1 5.298
1945 #1 5.429
1944 #1 5.540
1943 #1 5.519
1942 #1 5.481
1941 #1 5.319
1940 #1 5.267
1939 #2 5.262
1938 #2 5.201
1937 #2 5.171
1936 #2 5.139
1935 #2 5.143
1934 #2 5.109
1933 #2 5.010
1932 #2 4.833
1931 #2 4.789
1930 #2 4.776
1929 #2 4.706
1928 #3 4.623
1927 #3 4.619
1926 #3 4.645
1925 #4 4.575
1924 #4 4.528
1923 #4 4.457
1922 #4 4.426
1921 #4 4.372
1920 #4 4.352
1919 #3 4.175
1918 #3 4.016
1917 #3 3.892
1916 #3 3.853
1915 #3 3.834
1914 #3 3.843
1913 #3 3.885
1912 #3 3.908
1911 #3 4.122
1910 #2 4.410
1909 #3 4.294
1908 #3 4.215
1907 #3 4.229
1906 #3 4.101
1905 #3 4.218
1904 #3 4.227
1903 #3 4.237
1902 #3 4.212
1901 #3 4.096
1900 #3 4.469
1899 #3 3.991
1898 #3 4.028
1897 #3 4.193
1896 #3 4.034
1895 #3 4.213
1894 #3 4.092
1893 #3 4.156
1892 #3 4.106
1891 #3 4.133
1890 #3 4.258
1889 #3 4.217
1888 #3 4.282
1887 #3 4.362
1886 #3 4.498
1885 #3 4.463
1884 #3 4.638
1883 #3 4.644
1882 #3 4.828
1881 #3 5.025
1880 #3 5.006