Jimmy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jimmy

Jimmy

Pronunciation: JI-mee (key)

Origin of the name James:

From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Iacomus, an evolution of Iacobus which is from the Ecclesiastic Iakōbos, a cognate of the Hebrew Yaakov. The name has its root in ya`aqob (supplanting, seizing by the heel). Some say Iacomus arises from an error in the transcription of manuscripts from the Greek to the Latin by an early monk. Short: Jim. Pet: Jamie, Jimmy.

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Jimmy Hendrix, Famous Musition

Jimmy in song, story & screen: | Edit

"St. Jimmy" is a song by Green Day; Jimmy also featured in several other songs on their "American Idiot" album.
Jimmy McNulty, police officer on The Wire
"Jimmy Nuetron: Boy Genious"- Nickolodean cartoon
"Jimmy Eat World" an American band

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