Main Origin Language: Hebrew
In 2017 the name James...
• was given to 77 baby girls
• was the 2,350th most popular name for baby girls
• was 133% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Pennsylvania, California, and Texas
• a unisex name
which was given to girls 1% of the time
Babies Named James Born Per Year
Created by BabyNameInstitute.com
Historically the name James...
• achieved it's highest popularity in 1973
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2005
• is 83% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 35% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
Rank Popularity of Baby Name James Per State
Geographically the name James...
• 261% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
Average Age of Benjamin
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on James by the Baby Name Institute
• What are the chances
a kid named James will be the only kid named James in his class?
• How does James rank among the top 2,500
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