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Gender Masculine
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Pronounced Pron. JEHM-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of JEREMY (and formerly of JAMES).
VariantsJez, JezzaJay, Jem, Jere, Jerry, Jim, Jae
DiminutivesJimi, Jimmie, Jimmy
Other Languages & CulturesYakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub(Arabic) Hagop, Hakob(Armenian) Jakes(Basque) Jacob, James, Jeremiah, Jeremy(Biblical) Iakobos, Ieremias(Biblical Greek) Yaakov, Yirmiyahu(Biblical Hebrew) Hieremias, Iacobus(Biblical Latin) Yakov(Bulgarian) Jaume, Jaumet(Catalan) Jago(Cornish) Jakov, Jakša(Croatian) Jakub(Czech) Jacob, Jakob, Ib, Jeppe(Danish) Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak, Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos(Dutch) Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob(Estonian) Jákup(Faroese) Jeremias, Jorma, Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jarkko, Jarmo, Jere(Finnish) Jacques, Jérémie, Jérémy, Jacky(French) Iago, Xacobe, Xaime(Galician) Iakob, Koba(Georgian) Jakob, Jeremias, Jockel(German) Iakovos(Greek) Yakubu(Hausa) Iakopa, Kimo(Hawaiian) Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva(Hebrew) Jakab, Jákob(Hungarian) Jakob(Icelandic) Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas(Irish) Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe, Lapo(Italian) Jacob(Jewish) Iacomus, Jacobus(Late Roman) Jēkabs(Latvian) Jokūbas(Lithuanian) Jakov(Macedonian) Hemi(Maori) Jacob, Jakob(Norwegian) Jakub, Jeremi, Jeremiasz, Kuba(Polish) Iago, Jaime, Jeremias, Jacó(Portuguese) Iacob(Romanian) Yakov, Yasha(Russian) Seumas, Jamie(Scottish) Jakov, Jakša(Serbian) Jakub(Slovak) Jakob, Jaka, Jaša(Slovene) Jacobo, Jaime, Jeremías, Yago(Spanish) Jacob, Jakob(Swedish) Yakup(Turkish) Yakiv(Ukrainian) Iago(Welsh)
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