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Jameson is a preppy name with Scottish and Hebrew origins. It's both a given name and a surname, and right now, it's hotter than ever. It just made the top 100 baby names list in 2017. Many parents choose it to honor their baby's father, but even if his name isn't James or Jamie, it's a cute modern moniker that pairs well with both classic and trendy middle names.

Meaning and Origin of the name Jameson:

Jameson is a name for boys and girls. It has Scottish origins and means “son of James.”

Jameson is a Scottish and English surname that literally means “son of James.” It became a first name for both boys and girls. The name James is derived from the Hebrew name Yaakov or Jacob, which comes From the Hebrew word “akev.” Jacob means “to supplant” or “at the heel.”

Baby name Jameson

Symbolism of the name Jameson:

Many parents choose the name Jameson to honor a father named James or Jamie.

Nicknames for the name Jameson:

Jameson is a great name for both boys and girls. There are several masculine, feminine, and neutral sounding nicknames for Jameson. We have compiled the list below to help you find the right nickname for your baby.

Style of the name Jameson:


Gender of the name Jameson:

Jameson is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Jameson:


Number of syllables in the name Jameson:


Emotion evoked from the name Jameson:

The baby name Jameson has a slightly preppy vibe and evokes images of someone who is athletic and outgoing.

Alternative spellings for the name Jameson:

Popularity of the name Jameson:

Jameson first made the list of the top 1,000 baby names for boys in the United States in 1969. Over the last few years, it has broken into the top 100. As of 2020, it ranks at number 79, according to the Social Security Administration.

Great middle names for Jameson and their meanings:

  • Kyle (narrow straight)
  • Owen (young warrior)
  • Ray (wise protector)
  • August (great, magnificent)
  • Wyatt (brave in war)
  • Henry (ruler of the house)
  • Rhett (counsel, advice)
  • Beckett (bee hive or bee cottage)
  • Walker (fuller of cloth)

Famous people with the name Jameson:

  • Jameson West (character in the book “Gilt”)
  • Jameson “Rooster” Bennet (character from the TV show “The Ranch”)
  • Jameson Reagan (character from the TV show “Blue Bloods”)
  • J. Jonah Jameson (Marvel Comics character)
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