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  1. #169,061 Jessie Gonzales
  2. #169,062 Jessie Torres
  3. #169,063 Jesus Ojeda
  4. #169,064 Jill Ford
  5. #169,065 Jim Bishop
  6. #169,066 Jim Boyd
  7. #169,067 Jim Hunt
  8. #169,068 Jimmy Greene
  9. #169,069 Jo James
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Meaning & Origins

Short form of James, already recorded as early as the Middle Ages and now also used independently. Well-known bearers of the name have included the Scottish racing driver Jim Clark (1936–68), the British comedian Jim Davidson (b. 1953), and the Canadian actor Jim Carrey (b. 1962).
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English: from Middle English biscop, Old English bisc(e)op ‘bishop’, which comes via Latin from Greek episkopos ‘overseer’. The Greek word was adopted early in the Christian era as a title for an overseer of a local community of Christians, and has yielded cognates in every European language: French évêque, Italian vescovo, Spanish obispo, Russian yepiskop, German Bischof, etc. The English surname has probably absorbed at least some of these continental European cognates. The word came to be applied as a surname for a variety of reasons, among them service in the household of a bishop, supposed resemblance in bearing or appearance to a bishop, and selection as the ‘boy bishop’ on St. Nicholas's Day.
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