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

Diminutive of JAMES. A famous bearer was the rock musician Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970).
VariantsJimmie, Jimmy
Other Languages & CulturesYakub, 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) Jēkabs(Latvian) 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)

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