Jimmy
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
JIM-ee
Meaning
Following after
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Jimmy is a diminutive of James, ultimately derived from Jacob. Jacob is derived from the Hebrew name 'Yaakov', which means 'following after'. This is derived from the Hebrew words 'Yahweh', which means 'God', and 'aqeb', which means 'heel'. In the Bible, Jacob was born after Esau, holding after Esau's heel.

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Jimmy Rollins - baseball player
Jimmy Gardner - hockey player
Jimmy Stewart - actor
Jimmy Dorsey - musician
Jimmy Fallon - actor
Jimmy Archer - baseball player
Jimmy Castor - musician
Jimmy Dean - singer

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