Jim

♂ Name Jim – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Jim

Jim is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jim

Jim is a short form of James, an English variant of the Hebrew name Jacob

Meaning of Jim

The meaning of Jim originally is “may God protect”. Besides, Jim means “holder of the heel” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel) or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akáv/עָקַב” = to follow/to supplant), because he was born grasping the heel of his first born twin brother Esau and he bought his birthright to supplant him.

Pronunciation of Jim

Alternate spelling of Jim

Jimm

Name Statistic: Jim is ranked #3259 overall ↑↑ 104

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 3767 ↑↑ 1789
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 5293 ↓↓ -456
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3671 ↓↓ -311
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 6212 ↓ -31
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1856 ↓ -23
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2816 ↓ -52
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 5882 ↓↓ -784
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2624 ↑ 76
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 6062 ↑↑ 1100
  • 🇫🇷 France: 4095 ↓ -40
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 4143 ↓↓ -151
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 6047 ↓↓ -630
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9177 ↑↑ 282
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 900 ↑ 22
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 3655 ↓ -82
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3235 ↑↑ 449
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4458 ↓↓ -145
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 3981 ↑↑ 1846
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 5222 ↓ -47

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