Jimmy

♂ Name Jimmy – origin, meaning & pronunciation 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 means “may God protect” and “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

Alternate spelling of Jimmy

Jimmie

Jimmy in the categories

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Name Statistic: Jimmy is ranked #↓ 2801 overall

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: ↑ 1958
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: ↓ 1496
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: ↓ 6510
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: ↓ 1988
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: ↑ 1510
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: ↓ 1960
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: ↓↓ 4978
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: ↓ 5376
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: ↓ 10501
  • 🇫🇷 France: ↓ 2460
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: ↓ 1879
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: ↓ 1245
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: ↓ 9748
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: ↑ 1205
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: ↑ 3273
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: ↓ 1080
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: ↓ 5458
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: ↓ 9105
  • 🇺🇸 United States: ↑ 5771
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