Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JEHM-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Jeremy (and formerly of James).

Related Names

VariantsJai, Jay, Jem, Jere, Jerry, Jim, Jae, Jaye(English) Jez, Jezza(English (British))
DiminutivesJimi, Jimmie, Jimmy
Other Languages & CulturesErmias(Amharic) Yacoub, Yakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub(Arabic) Hagop, Hakob(Armenian) Jakes(Basque) Yakau(Belarusian) Jacob, James, Jeremiah, Jeremy(Biblical) Iakob, Iakobos, Ieremias(Biblical Greek) Yaakov, Yirmiyahu(Biblical Hebrew) Hieremias, Iacob, Iacobus(Biblical Latin) Yakov(Bulgarian) Jaume, Jaumet(Catalan) Jago(Cornish) Jakov(Croatian) Jakub(Czech) Jacob, Jakob, Ib, Jeppe(Danish) Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak, Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobus, Koos, Sjakie(Dutch) Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob(Estonian) Jákup(Faroese) Jeremias, Jorma, Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jarkko, Jarmo, Jaska, Jere, Jimi(Finnish) Jaak, Kobe(Flemish) Jacques, Jérémie, Jérémy, Jacky(French) Japik(Frisian) Iago, Xacobe, Xaime(Galician) Iakob, Koba(Georgian) Jakob, Jeremias, Jockel(German) Iakovos(Greek) Yaƙubu(Hausa) Iakopa, Kimo(Hawaiian) Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva(Hebrew) Jakab(Hungarian) Jakob(Icelandic) Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas(Irish) Geremia, Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, 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(Portuguese) Iacob(Romanian) Yakov(Russian) Hamish, Jamie(Scottish) Seumas(Scottish Gaelic) Jakov(Serbian) Jakub(Slovak) Jakob, Jaka, Jaša(Slovene) Jacobo, Jaime, Jeremías, Yago(Spanish) Jacob, Jakob(Swedish) Yakup(Turkish) Yakiv(Ukrainian) Iago(Welsh) Yacouba(Western African)
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Entry updated February 28, 2019