Meaning:He who supplants
Jimmy is a boy's name of Hebrew origin and a derivation of James. Associated with victory and change, Jimmy means “he who supplants” which indicates someone who may forcefully take a position or role belonging to someone else. Despite its warrior-style meaning, for most people, Jimmy connotes an image of boyish charm and playful candor that’s hard to resist. Our history books and TV screens overflow with famous Jimmys, from Jimmy Page, in the legendary rock band, Led Zeppelin to former US president Jimmy Carter and all of the actors, hosts, and musicians in between. Jimmy is undoubtedly a universally liked baby name.
Famous People Named Jimmy
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- Jimmy CarterUnited States President
- Jimmy ConnorsTennis Player
- Jimmy FallonComedian
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