Name: Jimmy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jimmy

  • Meaning:
    Supplanter
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Supplanter
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (JIM ee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Jimmy

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    James Earl Carter, 39th President of the United States, preferred to go by the name "Jimmy". He has always signed his name as Jimmy Carter.

    Other famous Jimmys include: American movie star (known for his large nose) Jimmy Durante, Led Zepplin guitar guru Jimmy Page, tennis star Jimmy Connors and 'Margaritaville" singer Jimmy Buffett.

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