Given Name JIMI

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JIM-ee  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of JAMES. A famous bearer was the rock musician Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970).
VARIANTS: Jimmie, Jimmy
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub (Arabic), Hagop, Hakob (Armenian), Jakes (Basque), Jacob, James (Biblical), Iakobos (Biblical Greek), Yaakov (Biblical Hebrew), Iacobus (Biblical Latin), Yakov (Bulgarian), Jaume, Jaumet (Catalan), Jago (Cornish), Jakov (Croatian), Jakub (Czech), Jacob, Jakob (Danish), Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak (Dutch), Jaagup, Jaakob (Estonian), Jákup (Faroese), Jaakob, Jaakoppi (Finnish), Jacques (French), Iago, Xacobe, Xaime (Galician), Iakob, Koba (Georgian), Jakob (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 (Italian), Jacob (Jewish), Iacomus, Jacobus (Late Roman), Jokūbas (Lithuanian), Jakov (Macedonian), Hemi (Maori), Jacob, Jakob (Norwegian), Jakub (Polish), Iago, Jaime, Jacó (Portuguese), Iacob (Romanian), Yakov (Russian), Seumas, Jamie (Scottish), Jakov (Serbian), Jakub (Slovak), Jakob (Slovene), Jacobo, Jaime, Yago (Spanish), Jacob, Jakob (Swedish), Yakup (Turkish), Yakiv (Ukrainian), Iago (Welsh)

Categories

musicians
Entry updated July 2, 2008