Name Jimmy

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jimmy

Jimmy is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jimmy

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

Meaning of Jimmy

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

Jimmie

Jimmy in the categories

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Name Statistic: Jimmy is ranked #2973 overall ↓↓ -186

  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1223 ↓↓ -175
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1258 ↓ -25
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1297 ↓ -88
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1602 ↓↓ -110
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1679 ↓↓ -152
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2064 ↓↓ -190
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2074 ↓↓ -109
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2089 ↓↓ -133
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2411 ↓↓ -428
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2661 ↓↓ -244
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 3684 ↓↓ -409
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5343 ↑ 61
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 5921 ↓↓ -582
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 6213 ↓↓ -1348
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 6229 ↑↑ 226
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6543 ↓↓ -717
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 9442 ↓↓ -353
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9467 ↑↑ 262
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 10601 ↓↓ -106
Name Jimmy

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