American Presidents: 6 presidents
James Madison   1809-1817  
James Monroe   1817-1825  
James K. Polk   1845-1849  
James Buchanan   1857-1861  
James A. Garfield   1881  
Jimmy Carter   1977-1981  
Australian Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
James Scullin   1929-1932  
Bob Hawke (a.k.a. James)   1983-1991  
Biblical Characters: 4 characters
James   (m)   Luke 6:16  
James   (m)   Matt. 4:21/Mark 3:17  
James   (m)   Matt. 10:3  
James   (m)   Matt. 13:55  
British Prime Ministers: 5 prime ministers
Arthur Balfour (a.k.a. James)   1902-1905  
Ramsay MacDonald (a.k.a. James)   1924; 1929-1935  
Harold Wilson (a.k.a. James)   1964-1970; 1974-1976  
James Callaghan   1976-1979  
Gordon Brown (a.k.a. James)   2007-2010  
Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Justin Trudeau (a.k.a. James)   2015-  
Coptic Popes and Patriarchs of Alexandria: 1 pope
James I   819-830  
Emmy Award Winners: 7 actors
(actor) Jimmy Durante   1953     
(actor) Robert Blake (a.k.a. James)   1975   Baretta  
(actor) James Garner   1977   The Rockford Files  
(actor) James Earl Jones   1991   Gabriel's Fire  
(actor) James Gandolfini   2000; 2001; 2003   The Sopranos  
(actor) James Spader   2004; 2005; 2007   The Practice; Boston Legal  
(actor) Jim Parsons   2010; 2011; 2013; 2014   The Big Bang Theory  
English and British Kings and Queens: 2 kings
King James I   1603-1625  
King James II   1685-1688  
Fictional Characters from Books: 4 characters, 4 heroes, 1 villain
James Morland   1817   Northanger Abbey  
James Benwick   1818   Persuasion  
James Moriarty   1894   The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes  
Jay Gatsby (a.k.a. James)   1925   The Great Gatsby  
James Bond   1953   Casino Royale  
James Henry Trotter   1961   James and the Giant Peach  
Logan "Wolverine" (a.k.a. James)   1974   X-Men  
Harry Potter (a.k.a. James)   1997   Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone  
Jim Valenti   1998   Roswell High  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 3 heroes
James Bond   1962   Dr. No  
Logan "Wolverine" (a.k.a. James)   2000   X-Men  
Harry Potter (a.k.a. James)   2001   Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone  
Fictional Characters from Song Titles: 4 characters
(character) James   1970   Sweet Baby James  
(character) James   1978   James And The Cold Gun  
(character) James   2000   Little James  
(character) James   2015   James Joint  
Fictional Characters from Television: 38 characters, 1 hero
Daniel Jonas (a.k.a. James)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Lawrence Alamain (a.k.a. James)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
James T. Kirk   1966   Star Trek  
James "Taffy" Frazer   1968   Dad's Army  
Bobby Ewing (a.k.a. James)   1978   Dallas  
James Beaumont   1978   Dallas  
James "Sonny" Crockett   1984   Miami Vice  
James Dempsey   1985   Dempsey and Makepeace  
James Warwick   1987   The Bold and the Beautiful  
Eddie Winslow (a.k.a. James)   1989   Family Matters  
Jimmy Slade   1989   Baywatch  
Jack McCoy (a.k.a. James)   1990   Law & Order  
Jim Walsh   1990   Beverly Hills, 90210  
James Martinez   1993   NYPD Blue  
Jimmy Kelly   1993   Grace Under Fire  
Jack Huey (a.k.a. James)   1994   Due South  
Pete Cavanaugh (a.k.a. James)   1997   Dharma & Greg  
Steven Hyde (a.k.a. James)   1998   That '70s Show  
John James "Mr. Big" Preston   1998; 2021   Sex and the City; And Just Like That...  
Jim Valenti   1999   Roswell  
Jim Hansen   1999   Providence  
Peter Riggs (a.k.a. James)   2000   Strong Medicine  
David Fisher (a.k.a. James)   2001   Six Feet Under  
Jimmy Deakins   2001   Law & Order: Criminal Intent  
Jimmy McNulty   2002   The Wire  
Jimmy Palmer   2003   NCIS  
Leon Vance (a.k.a. James)   2003   NCIS  
James Wilson   2004   House  
M. J. Delfino (a.k.a. James)   2004   Desperate Housewives  
Sawyer Ford (a.k.a. James)   2004   Lost  
James Aubrey   2005   Bones  
James Conlon   2005   Close to Home  
James Whistler   2005   Prison Break  
Jim Halpert   2005   The Office  
Miles Barnett (a.k.a. James)   2005   Surface  
James Ellison   2008   Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles  
Saul Goodman (a.k.a. James)   2008; 2015   Breaking Bad; Better Call Saul  
James Heller   2001; 2014   24; 24: Live Another Day  
Jim Brass   2000; 2021   CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; CSI: Vegas  
Grammy Award Winners: 1 song of the year
(song of the year) Paul McCartney (a.k.a. James)   1967   Michelle  
Hall-of-Famers: 16 baseball, 16 football, 5 basketball, 3 ice hockey
(baseball) Jim O'Rourke   1945  
(baseball) Jimmy Collins   1945  
(baseball) Jimmie Foxx   1951  
(ice hockey) Dick Irvin (a.k.a. James)   1958  
(ice hockey) Jack Adams (a.k.a. James)   1959  
(ice hockey) Jimmy Gardner   1962  
(football) Jim Thorpe   1963  
(football) Jimmy Conzelman   1964  
(baseball) Jim "Pud" Galvin   1965  
(baseball) Chick Hafey (a.k.a. James)   1971  
(football) Jim Brown   1971  
(football) Jim Parker   1973  
(baseball) Jim Bottomley   1974  
(baseball) James Thomas "Cool Papa" Bell   1974  
(football) Jim Taylor   1976  
(basketball) Jim Pollard   1977  
(football) Jim Otto   1980  
(football) Jim Ringo   1981  
(football) O. J. Simpson (a.k.a. James)   1985  
(baseball) Jim "Catfish" Hunter   1987  
(football) Jim Langer   1987  
(baseball) Jim Palmer   1990  
(football) Jimmy Johnson   1994  
(football) Jim Finks   1995  
(baseball) Jim Bunning   1996  
(football) Jim Kelly   2002  
(football) James Lofton   2003  
(basketball) James Worthy   2003  
(basketball) Jim Calhoun   2005  
(basketball) Jim Boeheim   2005  
(baseball) J. L. Wilkinson (a.k.a. James)   2006  
(baseball) James "Biz" Mackey   2006  
(football) Art Monk (a.k.a. James)   2008  
(baseball) Jim Rice   2009  
(baseball) Deacon White (a.k.a. James)   2013  
(basketball) Mitch Richmond (a.k.a. James)   2014  
(baseball) Jim Thome   2018  
(football) Jimmy Johnson   2020  
(football) Jim Covert   2020  
(baseball) Jim Kaat   2022  
Harry Potter Characters: 3 characters
Harry Potter (a.k.a. James)  
James Potter  
James Sirius Potter  
Irish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Charles Haughey (a.k.a. James)   1979-1981; 1982; 1987-1992  
Most Valuable Players: 10 winners
Jim Bottomley   1928   baseball  
Jimmie Foxx   1932; 1933; 1938   baseball  
Jim Konstanty   1950   baseball  
Jim Taylor   1962   football  
Jim Brown   1965   football  
O. J. Simpson (a.k.a. James)   1973   football  
Jim Rice   1978   baseball  
Jimmy Rollins   2007   baseball  
James Harden   2018   basketball  
Aaron Judge (a.k.a. James)   2022   baseball  
New Zealand Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Jim Bolger   1990-1997  
Nobel Prize Winners: 7 physics, 6 economics, 6 medicine, 3 chemistry, 1 peace
(medicine) John James Rickard Macleod   1923  
(physics) James Franck   1925  
(physics) James Chadwick   1935  
(chemistry) James B. Sumner   1946  
(medicine) James Watson   1962  
(physics) James Rainwater   1975  
(economics) James Meade   1977  
(physics) James Cronin   1980  
(economics) James Tobin   1981  
(economics) James M. Buchanan Jr.   1986  
(chemistry) Donald J. Cram (a.k.a. James)   1987  
(medicine) James Black   1988  
(chemistry) Elias James Corey   1990  
(economics) James Mirrlees   1996  
(economics) James Heckman   2000  
(peace) Jimmy Carter   2002  
(physics) Anthony James Leggett   2003  
(economics) Robert J. Shiller (a.k.a. James)   2013  
(medicine) James Rothman   2013  
(physics) David J. Thouless (a.k.a. James)   2016  
(medicine) James P. Allison   2018  
(physics) Jim Peebles   2019  
(medicine) Harvey J. Alter (a.k.a. James)   2020  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 2 social activists
(social activist) James Weldon Johnson   1871-1938  
(social activist) Langston Hughes (a.k.a. James)   1901-1967  
Notable Actors and Entertainers: 95 actors, 4 presenters, 2 presenter/comedians, 2 reality stars, 2 youtubers, 1 actor/comedian, 1 magician, 1 presenter/actor
James Young Deer   1876-1946  
Jim Thorpe   1887-1953  
Jimmy Durante   1893-1980  
James Cagney   1899-1986  
Gary Cooper (a.k.a. James)   1901-1961  
James Dunn   1901-1967  
James Stewart   1908-1997  
James Mason   1909-1984  
Cyril Cusack (a.k.a. James)   1910-1993  
Stewart Granger (a.k.a. James)   1913-1993  
Keenan Wynn (a.k.a. James)   1916-1986  
James Doohan   1920-2005  
James Arness   1923-2011  
Mel Brooks (a.k.a. James)   1926-  
Jimmy Savile (a.k.a. James)   1926-2011  
James Garner   1928-2014  
James Randi   1928-2020  
James Coburn   1928-2002  
James Earl Jones   1931-  
James Dean   1931-1955  
Robert Blake (a.k.a. James)   1933-2023  
James Drury   1934-2020  
James Stacy   1936-2016  
James Fox   1939-  
James Cromwell   1940-  
James Laurenson   1940-  
James Caan   1940-2022  
James Gammon   1940-2010  
Al Pacino (a.k.a. James)   1940-  
James Brolin   1940-  
Sylvester McCoy (a.k.a. James)   1943-  
J. T. Walsh (a.k.a. James)   1943-1998  
James Avery   1945-2014  
Tim Curry (a.k.a. James)   1946-  
James Reynolds   1946-  
James Woods   1947-  
Warren Clarke (a.k.a. James)   1947-2014  
O. J. Simpson (a.k.a. James)   1947-2024  
James Cosmo   1948-  
James Faulkner   1948-  
Jim Carter   1948-  
James Rebhorn   1948-2014  
Jim Broadbent   1949-  
Michael Horse (a.k.a. James)   1949-  
Jay Leno (a.k.a. James)   1950-  
Bill Murray (a.k.a. James)   1950-  
Jamey Sheridan   1951-  
James Remar   1953-  
Jim Belushi   1954-  
Freddie Prinze (a.k.a. James)   1954-1977  
James Pickens, Jr.   1954-  
James Saito   1955-  
Tim Daly (a.k.a. James)   1956-  
James McDaniel   1958-  
James McCaffrey   1959-  
Rupert Everett (a.k.a. James)   1959-  
James Spader   1960-  
David James Elliott   1960-  
Scott Baio (a.k.a. James)   1960-  
James Gandolfini   1961-2013  
Jim Carrey   1962-  
James Marsters   1962-  
James May   1963-  
James Purefoy   1964-  
James Nesbitt   1965-  
Jim Bob Duggar   1965-  
James Tupper   1965-  
Nicholas Rowe (a.k.a. James)   1966-  
Jimmy Kimmel   1967-  
Steve Zahn (a.k.a. James)   1967-  
James "LL Cool J" Smith   1968-  
Josh Brolin (a.k.a. James)   1968-  
James Frain   1968-  
Jim Caviezel   1968-  
Brendan Fraser (a.k.a. James)   1968-  
Jamie Kennedy   1970-  
Jimmy Carr   1972-  
Portia de Rossi (a.k.a. James)   1973-  
Jim Parsons   1973-  
Andrew Lincoln (a.k.a. James)   1973-  
James Marsden   1973-  
Jimmy Fallon   1974-  
James D'Arcy   1975-  
Jimmi Simpson   1975-  
James Roday Rodriguez   1976-  
James Van Der Beek   1977-  
James Franco   1978-  
Jim Sturgess   1978-  
James Corden   1978-  
Matthew Morrison (a.k.a. James)   1978-  
James McAvoy   1979-  
James Ransone   1979-  
Jason James Richter   1980-  
Clive Standen (a.k.a. James)   1981-  
Jamie Dornan   1982-  
Andrew J. West (a.k.a. James)   1983-  
Theo James (a.k.a. James)   1984-  
James Norton   1985-  
James Lafferty   1985-  
Jamie Bell   1986-  
Josh Duggar (a.k.a. James)   1988-  
Brady Corbet (a.k.a. James)   1988-  
Jamie Campbell Bower   1988-  
Tyler James Williams   1992-  
Lewis Pullman (a.k.a. James)   1993-  
KJ Apa (a.k.a. James)   1997-  
James "MrBeast" Donaldson   1998-  
James Charles   1999-  
Notable Artists: 2 painters, 2 photographers, 1 fashion designer
Eadweard Muybridge (a.k.a. James)   1830-1904  
James McNeill Whistler   1834-1903  
James Ensor   1860-1949  
James Van Der Zee   1886-1983  
Hubert de Givenchy (a.k.a. James)   1927-2018  
Notable Athletes: 15 rugby, 14 soccer, 9 baseball, 5 football, 4 basketball, 2 driving, 2 ice hockey, 1 tennis, 1 track
(baseball) Jimmy Collins   1870-1943  
(football) Jim Thorpe   1887-1953  
(ice hockey) Dick Irvin (a.k.a. James)   1892-1957  
(ice hockey) Jack Adams (a.k.a. James)   1894-1968  
(baseball) Jim Bottomley   1900-1959  
(baseball) Jimmie Foxx   1907-1967  
(track) Jesse Owens   1913-1980  
(basketball) Jim Pollard   1922-1993  
(baseball) Jim Bunning   1931-2017  
(soccer) Jimmy Armfield   1935-2018  
(football) Jim Brown   1936-2023  
(driving) Jim Clark   1936-1968  
(baseball) Jim Palmer   1945-  
(baseball) Jim "Catfish" Hunter   1946-1999  
(football) O. J. Simpson (a.k.a. James)   1947-2024  
(driving) James Hunt   1947-1993  
(tennis) Jimmy Connors   1952-  
(baseball) Jim Rice   1953-  
(football) Jim Kelly   1960-  
(soccer) James Kwesi Appiah   1960-  
(basketball) James Worthy   1961-  
(basketball) Mitch Richmond (a.k.a. James)   1965-  
(baseball) Jim Thome   1970-  
(soccer) Shay Given (a.k.a. James)   1976-  
(rugby) Nick Easter (a.k.a. James)   1978-  
(baseball) Jimmy Rollins   1978-  
(rugby) James Pritchard   1979-  
(rugby) Matt Giteau (a.k.a. James)   1982-  
(soccer) James Collins   1983-  
(rugby) Jamie Heaslip   1983-  
(rugby) James Haskell   1985-  
(rugby) James Hook   1985-  
(soccer) James Milner   1986-  
(rugby) Ken Owens (a.k.a. James)   1987-  
(rugby) Tim Swinson (a.k.a. James)   1987-  
(soccer) James Troisi   1988-  
(soccer) Mitchell Langerak (a.k.a. James)   1988-  
(rugby) James Hanson   1988-  
(rugby) Kurtley Beale (a.k.a. James)   1989-  
(rugby) Nick Phipps (a.k.a. James)   1989-  
(soccer) James Chester   1989-  
(football) Torrey Smith (a.k.a. James)   1989-  
(soccer) James McClean   1989-  
(soccer) James Holland   1989-  
(rugby) James Slipper   1989-  
(rugby) Fraser Brown (a.k.a. James)   1989-  
(soccer) Ryan McGowan (a.k.a. James)   1989-  
(basketball) James Harden   1989-  
(rugby) James King   1990-  
(rugby) Tawera Kerr-Barlow (a.k.a. James)   1990-  
(soccer) James McCarthy   1990-  
(soccer) James Rodríguez   1991-  
(soccer) Paddy McNair (a.k.a. James)   1995-  
Notable Businesspeople: 5 businesspersons
James J. Hill   1838-1916  
J. Howard Marshall (a.k.a. James)   1905-1995  
James McLamore   1926-1996  
Jamie Dimon   1956-  
James Packer   1967-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 4 explorers
James Cook   1728-1779  
James Bruce   1730-1794  
James Clark Ross   1800-1862  
James Augustus Grant   1827-1892  
Notable Filmmakers: 8 directors, 2 screenwriter/directors, 1 director/producer, 1 screenwriter
James Young Deer   1876-1946  
James Hilton   1900-1954  
Franklin J. Schaffner (a.k.a. James)   1920-1989  
Mel Brooks (a.k.a. James)   1926-  
Jim Henson   1936-1990  
James L. Brooks   1940-  
Jim Abrahams   1944-  
Jim Jarmusch   1953-  
James Cameron   1954-  
James Mangold   1963-  
James Gunn   1966-  
James Wan   1977-  
Notable Journalists: 1 journalist
(journalist) James Foley   1973-2014  
Notable Musicians: 22 musicians, 13 singers, 3 composers, 3 composer/musicians
Eubie Blake (a.k.a. James)   1887-1983  
James P. Johnson   1894-1955  
Jimmie Rodgers   1897-1933  
Fletcher "Smack" Henderson (a.k.a. James)   1897-1952  
Jimmie Lunceford   1902-1947  
Jimmy Reed   1925-1976  
James Last   1929-2015  
James Brown   1933-2006  
Jim Rodford   1941-2018  
Paul McCartney (a.k.a. James)   1942-  
Ronnie James Dio   1942-2010  
Roger McGuinn (a.k.a. James)   1942-  
Jimi Hendrix   1942-1970  
Jim Morrison   1943-1971  
Jimmy Page   1944-  
Jimmy Cliff (a.k.a. James)   1944-  
Iggy Pop (a.k.a. James)   1947-  
James Taylor   1948-  
James Newton Howard   1951-  
James Ingram   1952-2019  
James Horner   1953-2015  
James Hetfield   1963-  
Maynard James Keenan   1964-  
Jim Corr   1964-  
James "LL Cool J" Smith   1968-  
James "Munky" Shaffer   1970-  
Jim Root   1971-  
Peter Andre (a.k.a. James)   1973-  
James Blunt   1974-  
Will.i.am (a.k.a. James)   1975-  
Tim Rice-Oxley (a.k.a. James)   1976-  
Dominic Howard (a.k.a. James)   1977-  
A. J. McLean (a.k.a. James)   1978-  
Nicky Byrne (a.k.a. James)   1978-  
Lance Bass (a.k.a. James)   1979-  
Laura Jane Grace (a.k.a. James)   1980-  
James Arthur   1988-  
David Archuleta (a.k.a. James)   1990-  
Mac Miller (a.k.a. James)   1992-2018  
Liam Payne (a.k.a. James)   1993-  
Niall Horan (a.k.a. James)   1993-  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 mathematician
James Gregory   1638-1675  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 3 politicians
James S. Sherman   1855-1912  
Dan Quayle (a.k.a. James)   1947-  
Rick Perry (a.k.a. James)   1950-  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 8 physicists, 2 astronomers, 2 biologists, 2 inventors, 1 anthropologist, 1 chemist, 1 physician
James Gregory   1638-1675  
James Watt   1736-1819  
James Parkinson   1755-1824  
John James Audubon   1785-1851  
James Prescott Joule   1818-1889  
James Clerk Maxwell   1831-1879  
James George Frazer   1854-1941  
James Naismith   1861-1939  
James Franck   1882-1964  
James B. Sumner   1887-1955  
James Chadwick   1891-1974  
James Rainwater   1917-1986  
James Watson   1928-  
James Cronin   1931-2016  
David J. Thouless (a.k.a. James)   1934-2019  
Jim Peebles   1935-  
Anthony James Leggett   1938-  
Notable Writers: 14 authors, 2 author/poets, 1 playwright/author, 1 playwright/author/poet
James Fenimore Cooper   1789-1851  
J. M. Barrie (a.k.a. James)   1860-1937  
James Weldon Johnson   1871-1938  
James Joyce   1882-1941  
James Hilton   1900-1954  
Langston Hughes (a.k.a. James)   1901-1967  
Dalton Trumbo (a.k.a. James)   1905-1976  
James A. Michener   1907-1997  
James Agee   1909-1955  
James Baldwin   1924-1987  
J. G. Farrell (a.k.a. James)   1935-1979  
Robert James Waller   1939-2017  
James Welch   1940-2003  
Justin Cartwright (a.k.a. James)   1945-2018  
James Kelman   1946-  
James Patterson   1947-  
Robert Jordan (a.k.a. James)   1948-2007  
Patrick Rothfuss (a.k.a. James)   1973-  
Olympic Medalists: 29 bronze, 24 gold, 21 silver, 4 bronze/gold, 4 silver/gold, 3 bronze/silver, 2 gold/bronze, 2 silver/bronze, 1 bronze/gold/silver, 1 gold/silver
(bronze/gold/silver) James B. Connolly   1896; 1900   high jump; long jump; triple jump  
(bronze) James Mitchel   1904   56 lb weight throw  
(silver/gold) Jim Lightbody   1904   1500 m; 2590 m steeplechase; 4 mile team; 800 m  
(gold/silver) Arthur Robertson (a.k.a. James)   1908   3 mile team; 3200 m steeplechase  
(silver) Garfield MacDonald (a.k.a. James)   1908   triple jump  
(silver) James Rector   1908   100 m  
(bronze) Wilfred Pallot (a.k.a. James)   1908   field hockey  
(gold) Charles Bacon Jr (a.k.a. James)   1908   400 m hurdles  
(bronze) Herbert Drury (a.k.a. James)   1912   artistic gymnastics  
(silver) James Donahue   1912   pentathlon  
(bronze) James Soutter   1912   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Jim Thorpe   1912   decathlon; pentathlon  
(bronze) James Duncan   1912   discus throw  
(silver) James Wendell   1912   110 m hurdles  
(gold) Ted Meredith (a.k.a. James)   1912   4x400 m relay; 800 m  
(bronze/silver) James Wilson   1920   10000 m; cross country team  
(bronze) Louis Balbach (a.k.a. James)   1920   diving - springboard  
(silver) James Henigan   1924   cross country team  
(bronze) Edward Toms (a.k.a. James)   1924   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) James Connolly   1924   3000 m team  
(bronze) James Brooker   1924   pole vault  
(gold/bronze) Wally O'Connor (a.k.a. James)   1924; 1932   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay; water polo  
(silver/gold) Sid Atkinson (a.k.a. James)   1924; 1928   110 m hurdles  
(silver/bronze) Jimmy Ball   1928; 1932   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(gold) Ray Barbuti (a.k.a. James)   1928   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(bronze) James Corson   1928   discus throw  
(bronze) James Thompson   1928   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) James F. Quinn   1928   4x100 m relay  
(gold) James Bausch   1932   decathlon  
(bronze) Jim Cristy   1932   swimming - 1500 m freestyle  
(silver) James Stewart   1936   basketball  
(bronze) Jimmy LuValle   1936   400 m  
(gold) Jesse Owens   1936   100 m; 200 m; 4x100 m relay; long jump  
(silver) Doug Peden (a.k.a. James)   1936   basketball  
(silver) Jim Delaney   1948   shot put  
(bronze) Jim Fuchs   1948; 1952   shot put  
(bronze) James Dillion   1952   discus throw  
(bronze) James Gathers   1952   200 m  
(silver/gold) Jimmy McLane Jr.   1948; 1952   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 400 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Jim Walsh   1956   basketball  
(bronze/silver) Derek Johnson (a.k.a. James)   1956   4x400 m relay; 800 m  
(gold) Ira Murchison (a.k.a. James)   1956   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Dick Boushka (a.k.a. James)   1956   basketball  
(silver) John Monckton (a.k.a. James)   1956   swimming - 100 m backstroke  
(gold) Don Thompson (a.k.a. James)   1960   50 km walk  
(gold) Herb Elliott (a.k.a. James)   1960   1500 m  
(bronze) Jim Wedderburn   1960   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Jim Barnes   1964   basketball  
(bronze) Jimmie Heuga   1964   alpine skiing  
(gold) Jim King   1968   basketball  
(silver/gold) Randy Matson (a.k.a. James)   1964; 1968   shot put  
(gold) Jim Hines   1968   100 m; 4x100 m relay  
(silver) Jim Ryun   1968   1500 m  
(bronze) Jim Henry   1968   diving - springboard  
(bronze) James Slatton   1972   water polo  
(bronze) James Ferguson   1972   water polo  
(gold) Eddie Hart (a.k.a. James)   1972   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Dave Wottle (a.k.a. James)   1972   800 m  
(silver) Jim Brewer   1972   basketball  
(silver) James Forbes   1972   basketball  
(silver) James Butts   1976   triple jump  
(bronze/gold) Jim Montgomery   1976   swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Malcolm Carmichael (a.k.a. James)   1980   rowing  
(bronze/gold) Steve Ovett (a.k.a. James)   1980   1500 m; 800 m  
(bronze) Gary Oakes (a.k.a. James)   1980   400 m hurdles  
(silver) Mike McLeod (a.k.a. James)   1984   10000 m  
(gold) Jeff Float (a.k.a. James)   1984   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Ron Brown (a.k.a. James)   1984   4x100 m relay  
(silver) James Bergeson   1988   water polo  
(silver) Jim Doehring   1992   shot put  
(gold) James Jett   1992   4x100 m relay  
(bronze/gold) Mitch Richmond (a.k.a. James)   1988; 1996   basketball  
(bronze) Steve Smith (a.k.a. James)   1996   high jump  
(silver) Jamie Baulch   1996   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Kris Benson (a.k.a. James)   1996   baseball  
(silver) James Beckford   1996   long jump  
(bronze) Jim Parque   1996   baseball  
(silver/bronze) Mark Crear (a.k.a. James)   1996; 2000   110 m hurdles  
(bronze) James Godday   2004   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Lloy Ball (a.k.a. James)   2008   volleyball  
(silver) J. W. Krumpholz (a.k.a. James)   2008   water polo  
(silver) James Chapman   2012   rowing  
(silver) Trey Hardee (a.k.a. James)   2012   decathlon  
(gold/bronze) Greg Rutherford (a.k.a. James)   2012; 2016   long jump  
(gold) James Thompson   2012   rowing  
(bronze) James Foad   2012   rowing  
(bronze) James McRae   2012   rowing  
(gold) Ashton Eaton (a.k.a. James)   2012   decathlon  
(bronze/gold) Steven Burke (a.k.a. James)   2008; 2012   cycling - track  
(gold) James Harden   2012   basketball  
(bronze/silver) James Magnussen   2012   swimming  
Oscar Award Winners: 8 actors, 3 directors
(actor) James Stewart   1941   The Philadelphia Story  
(actor) James Cagney   1943   Yankee Doodle Dandy  
(actor) James Dunn   1946   A Tree Grows in Brooklyn  
(actor) Gary Cooper (a.k.a. James)   1942; 1953   Sergeant York; High Noon  
(director) Franklin J. Schaffner (a.k.a. James)   1971   Patton  
(director) James L. Brooks   1984   Terms of Endearment  
(actor) Al Pacino (a.k.a. James)   1993   Scent of a Woman  
(director) James Cameron   1998   Titanic  
(actor) James Coburn   1999   Affliction  
(actor) Jim Broadbent   2002   Iris  
(actor) Brendan Fraser (a.k.a. James)   2023   The Whale  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister P. J. Patterson (a.k.a. James)   1992-2006   Jamaica  
Other Notables: 1 person
Wild Bill Hickok (a.k.a. James)   1837-1876   gunfighter  
Other Religious Leaders: 1 leader
Jim Jones (a.k.a. James)   1955-1978   The Peoples Temple of the Disciples of Christ  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 4 literatures
(literature) James A. Michener   1948   Tales of the South Pacific  
(literature) James Gould Cozzens   1949   Guard of Honor  
(literature) James Agee   1958   A Death in the Family  
(literature) James Alan McPherson   1978   Elbow Room  
Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers: 21 musicians
James Brown   1986     
Eddie Kendricks (a.k.a. James)   1989   The Temptations  
Jimmy Reed   1991     
Roger McGuinn (a.k.a. James)   1991   The Byrds  
Jimi Hendrix   1992   The Jimi Hendrix Experience  
Jim McCarty   1992   The Yardbirds  
Jimmy Page   1992; 1995   The Yardbirds; Led Zeppelin  
Jim Morrison   1993   The Doors  
Chas Chandler (a.k.a. James)   1994   The Animals  
Paul McCartney (a.k.a. James)   1988; 1999   The Beatles;   
James Taylor   2000     
Tommy Hunt (a.k.a. James)   2001   The Flamingos  
Jim Capaldi   2004   Traffic  
James Honeyman-Scott   2005   The Pretenders  
Jimmy Destri (a.k.a. James)   2006   Blondie  
James Hetfield   2009   Metallica  
Jimmy Cliff (a.k.a. James)   2010     
Iggy Pop (a.k.a. James)   2010   The Stooges  
James Williamson   2010   The Stooges  
James Pankow   2016   Chicago  
Nick Rhodes (a.k.a. James)   2022   Duran Duran  
Saints: 20 blessed, 19 saints
Saint James the Greater   ?-44  
Saint James   ?-0xx  
Saint James the Just   ?-62  
Saint James   ?-259  
Saint James   ?-338  
Saint James   ?-344  
Saint James of Nisibis   ?-350  
Saint James Intercisus   ?-421  
Saint James of Tarentaise   ?-429  
Saint James the Syrian   ?-500  
Saint James the Deacon   ?-769  
Saint James   ?-769  
Saint James of Sasseau   ?-865  
Blessed Giacomo of Bevagna (a.k.a. James)   1220-1301  
Blessed Giacomo Salomoni (a.k.a. James)   1231-1314  
Blessed Giacomo of Viterbo (a.k.a. James)   ?-1308  
Blessed Giacomo Benefatti (a.k.a. James)   ?-1332  
Blessed Giacomo Oldo (a.k.a. James)   1364-1404  
Saint Giacomo of the March (a.k.a. James)   1394-1476  
Blessed Jakob Griesinger of Ulm (a.k.a. James)   1407-1491  
Blessed Jakub Strepa (a.k.a. James)   ?-1409  
Blessed Giacomo Bertoni (a.k.a. James)   1444-1483  
Blessed Giacomo of Bitetto (a.k.a. James)   ?-1490  
Blessed James Walworth   ?-1537  
Blessed James Fenn   1540-1584  
Blessed Jacques Sales (a.k.a. James)   1556-1593  
Saint Jacobus Lacobs (a.k.a. James)   ?-1572  
Blessed James Thompson   ?-1582  
Blessed James Claxton   ?-1588  
Blessed James Bird   ?-1593  
Saint Diego Kisai (a.k.a. James)   ?-1597  
Blessed James Duckett   ?-1602  
Blessed James Guengoro   ?-1620  
Blessed James Denshi   ?-1622  
Blessed James Fayashida   ?-1628  
Saint James Kyushei Tomonaga   ?-1633  
Saint James Nam   ?-1838  
Blessed Giacomo Alberione (a.k.a. James)   1884-1971  
Saint James Buzabalio   ?-1886  
Scottish Kings and Queens: 7 kings
King James I   1406-1437  
King James II   1437-1460  
King James III   1460-1488  
King James IV   1488-1513  
King James V   1513-1542  
King James VI   1567-1625  
King James VII   1685-1689  
Shakespearian Characters: 4 characters
James Gurney   King John  
James Fiennes, Lord Saye   Henry VI (2)  
Sir James Tyrrel   Richard III  
Sir James Blount   Richard III  
Spanish Kings and Queens: 2 kings
King Jaime I the Conqueror (a.k.a. James)   1213-1276   Aragon  
King Jaime II the Just (a.k.a. James)   1291-1327   Aragon  
Tony Award Winners: 1 director
(director) Mel Brooks (a.k.a. James)   2001   The Producers