US Popularity:170
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Son of James; Supplanter
The British boy’s name Jameson means “son of James”. This name is widely known worldwide because of the Irish whiskey distillery, Jameson. Another yet shorter variation of the name is the Hebrew James, meaning "supplanter." In the Christian Bible, James the Apostle was the first to be martyred and selected to witness Jesus' transfiguration. Whether you would like to share your faith with baby or commemorate a special James in your life, the name Jameson is a lovely twist for them.

Famous People Named Jameson

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Jameson Blake
    Reality TV Star
  • Jameson Parker
  • Jameson Taillon
    Baseball Player
  • Jameson West Messner
    Son of Kathryn Morris

Jameson Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jameson is currently #936 on The Bump
Boy:Jameson is currently #511 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jameson is currently #170 in U.S. births
Boy:Jameson is currently #103 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 18
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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