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Percentage of newborns named James each year


Boys vs Girls

99.55%
Male

0.45%
Female

James is predominantly a boys name, with 0.45% of Jamess being girls, and 99.55% being boys.

In the United States there have been a total of 5195130 males named James, and 23540 females given the name

Popularity of James by state:

This chart shows the maximum percentage of babys named James in each state. Lighter colors indicate higher percentages and popularity, while lower colors indicate less popularity.
Lighter = More Popular
Darker = Less Popular
Blank States = Few to None

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Names Similar to James

Rank Name Global Rank
1. Jonas 791
2. Jones 3348
3. Jahking 3572
4. Jaking 3572
5. Jameis 3572
6. Jamez 3572
7. Jamis 3572
8. Jayansh 3572

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James: Baby name popularity graph, 1880-2018


The below graph, labeled 'Percentage named James' is a graph showing the overall ranking of the boys name James in the USA from 1880-2018. 1 being the highest and most popular, 40337 being the lowest and least used. Through these years over 40337 unique total names have been given to boys living in the United States so far. James's average ranking is 6.45, with it's highest ever rank being #. James has reach the top 10 most popular boys name 112 times, and has reached the top hundred names 139 times.

James has been used in the United States ever since 1880, with over 5218670 boys given the name in the past 200 years. James gained the most popularity as a baby name in 1900, when it's usage went up by 118.52%. During this year, 7245 babies were named James, which was 1.6709% of the baby boys born in the USA that year. The most the names popularity ever grew to was 3.049%, in this year alone more than 95000 boys were named James.

Popular 'J' Names for Boys

Boys names starting with 'J'

Listed below are the 20 most commonly used baby names begining with J. These boys names are ordered by their overall popularity of recently named babies in the United states. Also listed is their their rank compared to other 'J' names, their over all rank among all boy names, the total number of baby boys expected to be given this name in 2018, and the total percentage of boys given this name.

Name 'J-Name' Rank Overall Rank Total Named Percentage named
James 1. 8. 14776 0.408%
Jacob 2. 11. 14416 0.398%
Jackson 3. 24. 11210 0.31%
Joseph 4. 28. 10823 0.299%
Jayden 5. 37. 10063 0.278%
John 6. 39. 9952 0.275%
Joshua 7. 47. 9138 0.253%
Jack 8. 53. 8367 0.231%
Julian 9. 54. 8333 0.23%
Jaxon 10. 56. 8054 0.223%
Josiah 11. 76. 6928 0.191%
Jonathan 12. 77. 6914 0.191%
Jeremiah 13. 81. 6546 0.181%
Jordan 14. 101. 5589 0.154%
Jace 15. 115. 5169 0.143%
Jose 16. 118. 5089 0.141%
Jaxson 17. 126. 4868 0.135%
Jason 18. 128. 4851 0.134%
Justin 19. 192. 3542 0.098%
Juan 20. 208. 3331 0.092%

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