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Population Statistics for James

James is mostly a boys' name, but it is used for girls 0.44 percent of the time.
Total* Population in Top 1000: 5007724 (99.56% male, 0.44% female) [source]

Popularity of the name James for Boys

First Year in the Top 1000: 1880 (earliest year for which we have data)
Last Year in the Top 1000: 2006 (latest year for which we have data)
Average Age: 65.18
Highest Percentage: 5.808% in 1944
Best Rank: #1 (in 1939)
Represented in the Top 1000 names in: 127 of 127 years (100.00%)
Worst Rank: #19 (in 1999)
Total* Male Population in Top 1000: 4985815

Popularity of the name James for Girls

First Year in the Top 1000: 1880 (earliest year for which we have data)
Last Year in the Top 1000: 1989
Average Age: 67.99
Highest Percentage: 0.039% in 1928
Best Rank: #318 (in 1928)
Represented in the Top 1000 names in: 110 of 127 years (86.61%)
Total* Female Population in Top 1000: 21909

Percentage Of Babies Named James

Note: Only names in the Top 1000 for each year are represented. [source] Values are normalized for boys and girls to compare trends (vertical scales differ for boys and girls).
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Age Distribution of James

About these totals.

Male Population under 60: 2087281 (41.68%)
Male Population under 50: 1343748 (26.83%)
Male Population under 40: 836210 (16.70%)
Male Population under 30: 458843 (9.16%)
Male Population under 20: 174949 (3.49%)
Male Population under 10: 0 (0.00%)
Female Population under 60: 9266 (0.19%)
Female Population under 50: 6384 (0.13%)
Female Population under 40: 3406 (0.07%)
Female Population under 30: 665 (0.01%)
Female Population under 20: 0 (0.00%)

Names Similar to James

Similar Male Names

Jaymes

Fairly Similar Male Names

Jaymes

Roughly Similar Male Names

Janice Jaymes Jens Jonas Jones Junious Junius

Loosely Similar Male Names

Jameson Jamison Jaymes

Similar Female Names

— None. —

Fairly Similar Female Names

— None. —

Roughly Similar Female Names

Janessa Janice Janis Janyce

Loosely Similar Female Names

— None. —

Anagrams of "James"

Semaj

Names Using All Letters of, and Only Letters in "James"

Semaj

Names Using Only Letters In "James"

Aja Ama Amasa Amma Asa Ema Emma Essa Jame Jase Jess Jesse Jessee Mae Mame Sam Semaj

Names Using All Letters In "James"

Jameson Jasmine Jasmyne Jaymes Semaj

Males Named "James" by Year

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YearRankPop% 
1880#359275.38%
1881#354435.40%
1882#358925.20%
1883#352255.00%
1884#356955.00%
1885#351774.82%
1886#353554.86%
1887#347684.72%
1888#355634.64%
1889#350214.56%
1890#350974.62%
1891#345174.49%
1892#354004.47%
1893#350284.51%
1894#351114.46%
1895#353364.59%
1896#352094.41%
1897#351154.58%
1898#353214.39%
1899#346004.37%
1900#372624.91%
1901#347354.49%
1902#355904.62%
1903#354844.66%
1904#358604.65%
1905#360434.65%
1906#359124.52%
1907#367064.68%
1908#370074.65%
1909#375844.76%
1910#291854.88%
1911#399424.56%
1912#3176324.28%
1913#3208154.25%
1914#3262664.21%
1915#3337934.19%
1916#3355924.21%
1917#3373234.24%
1918#3422024.37%
1919#3424404.56%
1920#4479524.74%
1921#4497464.75%
1922#4498244.81%
1923#4504924.84%
1924#4529024.91%
1925#4526294.95%
1926#3531275.02%
1927#3535304.99%
1928#3526924.99%
1929#2520645.07%
1930#2538535.14%
1931#2510445.14%
1932#2518585.19%
1933#2510375.37%
1934#2541885.47%
1935#2549165.49%
1936#2546045.47%
1937#2565215.50%
1938#2590545.52%
1939#1596775.58%
1940#1624415.57%
1941#1666185.61%
1942#1772945.76%
1943#1798385.79%
1944#1766895.81%
1945#1743465.68%
1946#1870945.52%
1947#1944755.31%
1948#1883375.18%
1949#1866565.03%
1950#1860214.93%
1951#1869314.75%
1952#1870594.59%
1953#2858094.47%
1954#2862064.34%
1955#3840604.19%
1956#2847774.11%
1957#2841494.00%
1958#3786963.81%
1959#3785063.78%
1960#3768203.70%
1961#4757733.67%
1962#4725003.60%
1963#4712953.61%
1964#4729773.76%
1965#4676563.74%
1966#3651613.76%
1967#3616703.64%
1968#4607003.60%
1969#3599313.47%
1970#2616923.45%
1971#2545293.22%
1972#3470573.04%
1973#4428332.89%
1974#5413212.76%
1975#4395392.67%
1976#5382662.58%
1977#5399662.58%
1978#5398372.57%
1979#5393332.42%
1980#5392522.34%
1981#7382342.26%
1982#6388302.27%
1983#6362922.15%
1984#7357962.10%
1985#7358222.06%
1986#7340051.97%
1987#8326001.87%
1988#9324691.82%
1989#9327091.76%
1990#8323291.70%
1991#7304811.64%
1992#9284911.55%
1993#14262371.46%
1994#14247391.41%
1995#17226981.31%
1996#17211411.23%
1997#17203861.20%
1998#18196491.15%
1999#19185041.08%
2000#18179271.03%
2001#19169880.99%
2002#18168590.99%
2003#18167520.97%
2004#17161660.95%
2005#17157730.93%
2006#16159450.92%

Females Named "James" by Year

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YearRankPop% 
1880#344220.02%
1881#330240.03%
1882#438180.02%
1883#367250.02%
1884#343330.03%
1885#408260.02%
1886#403290.02%
1887#518190.01%
1888#359450.03%
1889#492260.01%
1890#452330.02%
1891#464310.02%
1892#605220.01%
1893#606230.01%
1894#588250.01%
1895#506340.01%
1896#587280.01%
1897#543300.01%
1898#601290.01%
1899#600270.01%
1900#527410.01%
1901#567300.01%
1902#607300.01%
1903#636280.01%
1904#675270.01%
1905#590350.01%
1906#581370.01%
1907#540450.01%
1908#684320.01%
1909#525520.02%
1910#513640.02%
1911#503680.02%
1912#545810.02%
1913#525940.02%
1914#5461060.01%
1915#4951550.02%
1916#5061660.02%
1917#4861820.02%
1918#4612120.02%
1919#4821910.02%
1920#4252480.02%
1921#4562310.02%
1922#4302410.02%
1923#4012800.02%
1924#4212750.02%
1925#3573650.03%
1926#3513620.03%
1927#3393890.03%
1928#3184300.04%
1929#3253950.04%
1930#3234190.04%
1931#3433470.03%
1932#3563190.03%
1933#3692970.03%
1934#4002640.03%
1935#4222380.02%
1936#4282290.02%
1937#4062530.03%
1938#4062720.03%
1939#4142670.03%
1940#4232610.02%
1941#4282560.02%
1942#4292850.02%
1943#4522690.02%
1944#4722280.02%
1945#4522510.02%
1946#4932480.02%
1947#5182560.02%
1948#5192530.02%
1949#5052580.02%
1950#5122520.02%
1951#5142610.02%
1952#5292590.01%
1953#5762360.01%
1954#5992290.01%
1955#5912420.01%
1956#5952530.01%
1957#5792780.01%
1958#6202530.01%
1959#5712940.02%
1960#5822880.02%
1961#5992840.02%
1962#6182630.01%
1963#5503100.02%
1964#5573150.02%
1965#5453020.02%
1966#5512950.02%
1967#5333120.02%
1968#5523090.02%
1969#5453280.02%
1970#5313560.02%
1971#5813000.02%
1972#5562970.02%
1973#5313160.02%
1974#6142530.02%
1975#6212530.02%
1976#6152540.02%
1977#6152730.02%
1978#6262680.02%
1979#6652620.02%
1980#6632710.02%
1981#6522710.02%
1982#5803140.02%
1983#6182830.02%
1984#6962390.02%
1985#6452870.02%
1986#6732730.02%
1987#7312470.02%
1988#7712420.02%
1989#9821760.01%
                                                                               
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