Other Origin(s):Latin
If you're looking for a traditional name with timeless appeal, consider Jim, a masculine name of Hebrew origin that means "supplanter." Short and sweet, Jim is a diminutive of James, the Latin form of Jacob. With a rich history and many fascinating connections, this name boasts connotations of faith, family, and success, making it an excellent option for your little one. Notable namesakes include American-Canadian actor Jim Carrey and stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, giving this name a clever edge.

Famous People Named Jim

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Jim Brown
    Football Player
  • Jim Carrey
  • Jim Davis
  • Jim Morrison
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