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

Diminutive or feminine form of James.

Related Names

VariantsJimi, Jimmy
Other Languages & CulturesYacoub, Yakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub(Arabic) Hagop, Hakob(Armenian) Jakes(Basque) Yakau(Belarusian) Jacob, James(Biblical) Iakob, Iakobos(Biblical Greek) Yaakov(Biblical Hebrew) Iacob, Iacobus(Biblical Latin) Zhaklina(Bulgarian) Jaume, Jaumet(Catalan) Jago(Cornish) Jakov, Žaklina(Croatian) Jakub(Czech) Jacob, Jakob, Ib, Jeppe(Danish) Jacob, Jacoba, Jacobus, Jacomina, Jakob, Sjaak, Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Jacobina, Jacobine, Kobus, Koos, Mina(Dutch) Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob(Estonian) Jákup(Faroese) Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jimi(Finnish) Jacqueline, Jacques, Jacky(French) Iago, Xacobe, Xaime(Galician) Iakob(Georgian) Jakob, Jockel(German) Iakovos(Greek) Yaƙubu(Hausa) Iakopa, Kimo(Hawaiian) Yaakov, Yakov(Hebrew) Jakab(Hungarian) Jakob(Icelandic) Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas(Irish) Giacoma, Giacomina, Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Lapo(Italian) Jacob(Jewish) Iacomus, Jacobus(Late Roman) Jēkabs(Latvian) Jokūbas(Lithuanian) Jakov, Žaklina, Zhaklina(Macedonian) Hemi(Maori) Jacob, Jacobine, Jakob(Norwegian) Jakub, Kuba(Polish) Iago, Jaime(Portuguese) Jaqueline(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Iacob(Romanian) Yakov(Russian) Hamish, Jamesina, Jamie(Scottish) Seumas(Scottish Gaelic) Jakov, Žaklina(Serbian) Jakub(Slovak) Jakob, Jaka, Jaša(Slovene) Jacobo, Jaime, Yago(Spanish) Jacob, Jakob(Swedish) Yakup(Turkish) Yakiv(Ukrainian) Iago(Welsh) Yacouba(Western African)

Popularity

People think this name is

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Entry updated November 20, 2020