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Name Jimmy

Meaning:Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanterTools:

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Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Jim
US 2018 rank:#652     ... 651:Lucian, 652:Darren, 653:Jimmy, 654:Alvin, 655:Amos ...     Full US 2018 list
Similarly written:Timmy, Emmy, Imme, Jemma, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Mimma, Mimmi, Mimmo     Details
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About Jacob/Jacqueline/Jakoba, the group of names with the same origin as Jimmy

Meaning/translation:Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanter
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:original, etymological meaning might be He (God) may protect
 but already in the Old Testament the name is interpreted as holder of the heel or supplanter
 in the Old Testament Jacob is a son of Isaac and the father of 12 sons who will found the 12 tribes of Israel
 during birth Jacob held the heel of his twin brother Esau for becoming the first-born (thus the given name interpretations)
 in the New Testament James the Elder and James the Younger are two disciples of Jesus
Words:yahweh = (the name of God) (name of the one God according to the Old Testament)  Hebrew
 aqeb = the heel  Hebrew
 aqab = to supplant, to cheat  Hebrew
Topics:12 Apostles, Interesting, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:James Ireland 2016,  1:Jacob USA 2012,  1:Diego Mexico 2007,  1:Jakub Poland 2015,  1:Thiago Buenos Aires 2014,  2:Jakob Slovenia 2018,  2:Jokubas Lithuania 2011,  3:Jakov Croatia 2012,  4:Diogo Portugal 2008,  4:Jacqueline England+Wales 1964
Somehow related to:Jahwe
Old/original forms:Iacobus Latin, Iacomus Latin, Iakobos Old Greek, Yaakov Hebrew
Name variants:Giacoma, Jackeline, Jackie, Jacklyn, Jacky, Jaclyn, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jaime, Jaimie, Jakoba, Jakobea, Jakobine, Jami, Jamie, Jaquelin, Jaqueline, Jaslyn, Jayme, Jazlene, Jazlyn, Jazlynn, Jazzlyn, Coby, Diego, Diogo, Giacobbe, Giacomo, Iacopo, Iago, Jaakko, Jaap, Jachen, Jacob, Jacobo, Jacopo, Jacques, Jago, Jaime, Jak, Jaka, Jake, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakobus, Jakop, Jakov, Jakow, Jakub, James, Jamie, Jankel, Jascha, Jaycob, Jayme, Jeppe, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy, Jokubas, Kimo, Köbi, Koby, Lapo, Seamus, Seumas, Thiago, Tiago, Yaakob, Yago, Yakup, Yankel, Yaqub   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Jimmy

FranceGraph2002 136,  1997 100
SwedenGraph1999 87,  1998 78
Switzerland 1997 317
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 205,  1980-1989 138,  1970-1979 100,  1960-1969 77
USA prevalence 1990 99
USA yearlyGraph2018 652,  2017 591,  2016 553,  2015 575,  2014 521,  2013 481,  2012 459,  2011 418,  2010 373,  2009 369,  2008 355,  2007 332,  2006 325,  2005 303,  2004 280,  2003 278,  2002 266,  2001 277,  2000 272,  1999 272,  1998 265,  1997 244,  1996 223,  1995 219,  1994 210,  1993 199
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