Meaning of James
Pronunciation: ( jāmz), [key]
- Also calledone of the 12 apostles, the son of Zebedee and brother of the apostle John. Matt. 4:21.
- the person identified in Gal. 1:19 as a brother of Jesus: probably the author of the Epistle of St. James.
- Also called(“James the son of Alphaeus”) one of the 12 apostles. Matt. 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15.
- 1848–92, U.S. diarist, sister of Henry and William James.
- (“Chappie”), 1920–78, U.S. Air Force officer: first black general.
- 1811–82, U.S. philosopher and author (father of Henry and William James).
- 1843–1916, U.S. novelist and critic in England (brother of William James).
- 1847–82, U.S. outlaw and legendary figure.
- 1892–1942, U.S. author and illustrator.
- 1842–1910, U.S. psychologist and pragmatist philosopher (brother of Henry James).
- a river flowing E from the W part of Virginia to Chesapeake Bay. 340 mi. (547 km) long.
- a river flowing S from central North Dakota through South Dakota to the Missouri River. 710 mi. (1143 km) long.
- one of the books of the New Testament. Abbr.: Jas.
- a male given name.
- James (Thesaurus)