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What does Jimson mean?

Jimson Pronunciation of Jimson [jim-son] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Jimson is "he who supplants". Jimson is a version of Jim (Hebrew): short transcription of James.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


5 related forms via Jim: Jimi, Jimmee, Jimmey, Jimmie and Jimmy.

Creative forms:
(male) Juson, Nison, ..

(female) Jimjin, Jimvan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jimson Eddy (J.E.), ..

How popular is Jimson?

Jimson is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jimmy (#575 the previous year), Jimmie, Jimmey, Jimi and Jim are the popular related forms of Jimson (not ranked). These relations of Jimson were favored as birth names in the 1940s (average #758) and have become much less common since (#1715, 97%), with forms such as Jimmy becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jim, Jimi, Jimmey, Jimmie, Jimmy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jimmy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aimon, Gibson, Gilson, Jacson, Jaimison, Jaison, Jakson, Jameson, Jamieson, Jamison, Jamon, Jansen, Janson, Jansson, Jason, Jaxson, Jayson, Jensen, Jenson, Jensson, Jimbo, Johnson, Jonson, Judson, Nilson, Samson, Simeon, Simon, Simpson, Simyon, Tamson, Timon, Vinson and Wilson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jimson.

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