What does James mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. James, James IV(noun)

    a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)

  2. James, James II(noun)

    the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)

  3. James, James I, King James, King James I(noun)

    the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)

  4. James, Jesse James(noun)

    United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)

  5. James, William James(noun)

    United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)

  6. James, Henry James(noun)

    writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)

  7. James, Saint James, St. James, Saint James the Apostle, St. James the Apostle(noun)

    (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament

  8. James, James River(noun)

    a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads

  9. James, James River(noun)

    a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri

  10. Epistle of James, James(noun)

    a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle

Wiktionary

  1. James(ProperNoun)

    The twentieth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the general epistle of James.

  2. James(ProperNoun)

    One of two Apostles, James the Greater and James the Less, often identified with James, brother of Jesus.

  3. James(ProperNoun)

    popular since the Middle Ages. Also a common middle name.

Freebase

  1. James

    James are a British rock band from Manchester, England. They formed in 1982 and were active throughout the 1980s, but most successful during the 1990s. Their hit singles include "Come Home", "Sit Down", and "She's a Star" as well as their American college radio hit "Laid." Following the departure of lead singer Tim Booth in 2001, the band became inactive but re-formed in January 2007, returning for a new album and international tour. Up to 2010, the band had sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. James

    the name of three disciples of Christ; James, the elder son of Zebedee, by order of the high-priest was put to death by Herod Agrippa; James, the younger son of Alphæus; and James, the brother of the Lord, stoned to death.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'James' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #990

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'James' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1188

How to pronounce James?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of James in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of James in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of James in a Sentence

  1. Leo Rosten:

    Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers

  2. Patton Oswalt:

    This is one of the LESS disgusting tweets from Mike Cernovich, the dude who, after running a Gamergate-style smear campaign, just got James Gunn fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3..

  3. Zach Galifianakis:

    It’s been a real launching pad for whites, you have'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.' James Corden has' Carpool Karaoke.' What’s next in lazy car-based, non-comedy ?

  4. Prince Alwaleed:

    James is a giant !

  5. Said Josh:

    I don’t even watch the news anymore because I ca n’t imagine what those people are going through at one point Said Josh had the entire U.S. military protecting them, and then they were gone. And then another group of guys, ISIS, came in and just started slaughtering them by the thousands. And there is nowhere to run. I couldn't imagine that. And I sit at home. The war drew down. The war technically ended for conventional warfare which put me and my brother basically out of a job. I'm still able to fight and the opportunity arose … James lit the fire … and I'm going. That’s it. I need to help out. James, 23, is the baby of the bunch, the only member of the family with blue eyes. He also served two tours in Afghanistan as an infantryman and registered for college when he got home. But James said he still had a burning desire to serve, and wanted to gain experience as a combat cameraman. So nearly a year ago, he started planning a trip to Kurdistan in northern Iraq to document the fight. After months of discussions with his brother and father, the mission evolved. They decided they ’d all go together and film what they could, but their new goal was to help defeat some of the most dangerous and ruthless men on the planet.

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