Name Jimmy Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jimmy


Jimmy is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jimmy?

Jimmy is a short form of James, an English variant of the Hebrew name Jakob.

What does the name Jimmy mean?

Jimmy originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Jimmy 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 Jimmy

Variants of the name Jimmy


Popularity of the name Jimmy

The name Jimmy is ranked #3054 overall.

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