Gender: Male Meaning of Jim: "supplanter" Origin of Jim: English, diminutive of James

Jim Origin and Meaning

The name Jim is a boy's name of English origin meaning "supplanter".

Peaked in the 1940s, but still an amiable classic, a la Joe and Tom -- though rarely used on its own.

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Jimmy, Jimson, Jimi, Jimm, Jimmie, Jimmey, Jimbo, Jimmee


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