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Jim

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English, diminutive of James
"supplanter"

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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Jim Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Jim

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Lists containing Jim

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Famous People Named Jim

  • James Francis "Jim" ThorpeAmerican Olympic athlete and football player
  • James Robert "Jim" DavisAmerican creator of Garfield comic strip
  • James Joseph "Jim" ParsonsAmerican actor
  • James Douglas "Jim" Morrisonlead singer of American band The Doors
  • James Anthony "Jim" SturgessEnglish actor
  • James Joseph "Jim" HarbaughAmerican football coach
  • James Eugene "Jim" CarreyCanadian actor
  • James Maury "Jim" HensonAmerican creator of The Muppets
  • James Adam "Jim" BelushiAmerican actor
  • James Joseph "Jim" NortonAmerican comedian
  • James Howard "Jim" ThomeAmerican baseball player
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  • James Alfred "Jim" ChapmanEnglish YouTube personality
  • James "Jim" RashAmerican actor
  • James Orsen "Jim" BakkerAmerican televangelist
  • James McLeish "Jim" Reidlead singer of American band The Jesus and Mary Chain
  • James Robert "Jim Bob" DuggarGothard cult member and American reality TV personality of "19 Kids and Counting"
  • James Edward "Jim" CarterEnglish actor
  • Jim Rosefounder of the Jim Rose Circus
  • James Francis "Jim" CameronCanadian filmmaker, director, and producer
  • Abilio James "Jim" Acostarespected American news journalist, Chief White House Correspondent for CNN
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Jim in Pop Culture

  • James Tiberius "Jim" Kirkcharacter in the Star Trek series
  • James "Jim" Halpertcharacter on TV's "The Office"
  • James "Jim" Brasscharacter on TV's "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
  • Jim McConnellcharacter in film "Mission to Mars"
  • Jimcharacter in Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn"
  • James "Jim" Hawkinsa main character in R.L. Stevenson's "Treasure Island"
  • Jimminor character on TV's "The Walking Dead"
  • Jim Friedmancharacter from the movie "Blended"
  • Jim Hudsoncharacter from TV series "Revolution"
  • Jim and the PovolosAmerican band
  • Jimcharacter from "A Single Man"
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  • Jim Hoppercharacter on TV's "Stranger Things"
  • Jim Raynorcharacter from the StarCraft series
  • James "Jim" LakeJr., main character in the Netflix series "Trollhunters"
  • Jim Pickensa reoccurring character on the YouTube channel CallMeKevin
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