Jameson

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jameson mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Jameson

"Jameson" is a name of English origin, and it means "Son of James". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A Scottish and Northern Irish patronymic surname​ derived from the given name James.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Jameson

Jameson was given the name Francis Jameson Parker Jr. on November 18th, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Jameson Taillon is a baseball player for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jameson was born on November 18th, 1991 in Lakeland, Florida.

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JamesOn Curry is a basketball player for the Iowa Energy, Pau-Orthez, Basket Barcellona, Springfield Armor, Los Angeles Clippers, and Toros de Aragua. His ongoing career started in 2007. JamesOn was born on January 7th, 1986 in Pleasant Grove, Alamance County, North Carolina.

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Jameson Blake is an actor, model (people), presenter, commercial model, and tv host. Jameson was born on June 17th, 1997.

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Sir Jameson Adams is a military person. His military service ended in 1918.

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Jameson Thomas was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1923 to 1939. Jameson was given the name Thomas Roland Jameson on March 24th, 1888 in St George Hanover Square, London, England. Jameson is also known as Jamison Thomas. He left this life on January 10th, 1939.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jameson

May Reilly Parker Jameson is a comics character.

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J. Jonah Jameson is a comics character.

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Fredric Jameson is a philosopher. Fredric was born on April 14th, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, US.

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Susan Jameson is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 1962. Susan was given the name Susan I. M. Jameson on August 13th, 1941 in Barnt Green.

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Louise Jameson is an actress, drama teacher, and actor. Louise was given the name Louise Marion Jameson on April 20th, 1951 in Wanstead, London, England.

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Joyce Jameson was an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1951 to 1984. Joyce was born on September 26th, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She left this life on January 16th, 1987.

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How popular is the baby name Jameson in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1922 6 0 6
1947 5 0 5
1949 6 0 6
1950 5 0 5
1953 11 0 11
1954 11 0 11
1955 5 0 5
1957 13 0 13
1959 8 0 8
1960 7 0 7
1961 10 0 10
1962 14 0 14
1963 7 0 7
1964 6 0 6
1965 12 0 12
1966 16 0 16
1967 14 0 14
1968 21 0 21
1969 65 0 65
1970 56 0 56
1971 69 0 69
1972 73 0 73
1973 75 0 75
1974 77 0 77
1975 75 0 75
1976 78 0 78
1977 89 0 89
1978 66 0 66
1979 84 0 84
1980 80 0 80
1981 94 5 89
1982 137 6 131
1983 333 5 328
1984 377 8 369
1985 428 6 422
1986 368 0 368
1987 294 0 294
1988 268 9 259
1989 230 0 230
1990 233 0 233
1991 283 5 278
1992 212 7 205
1993 244 9 235
1994 234 5 229
1995 243 0 243
1996 234 12 222
1997 252 10 242
1998 249 10 239
1999 231 8 223
2000 248 15 233
2001 324 19 305
2002 346 28 318
2003 433 30 403
2004 508 43 465
2005 565 53 512
2006 715 47 668
2007 828 50 778
2008 860 50 810
2009 1,045 40 1,005
2010 1,276 49 1,227
2011 1,697 38 1,659
2012 1,866 46 1,820
2013 2,272 42 2,230
2014 2,640 49 2,591
2015 2,899 53 2,846
2016 3,327 59 3,268
2017 3,979 72 3,907 #100 boy name

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Popularity of Jameson as a first name

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Popularity of Jameson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jameson U.S.
  White 84.34% 64.26%
  African American 8.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jameson

People with the last name Jameson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jameson

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  • How Popular is the name Jameson? Jameson is the 1,333rd most popular name of all time. In 2017 Jameson was the 100th most popular name. As a last name Jameson was the 2,715th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jameson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,836 babies born with the first name Jameson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jameson to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jameson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jameson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jameson is Tuesday, July 31st, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Jameson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jameson was in 2017 with a total of 3,907 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jameson!
  • Random Jameson Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jameson ranks 77th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 16 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Jameson: Your name in reverse order is Nosemaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ojsanem. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jameson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,255 people with the last name Jameson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jameson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Jameson as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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