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Updated March 26, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Supplanter, substitute; the patron saint of Spain

What does Jameson mean and stand for?

The name Jameson is of Hebrew origin and means "supplementer" and is of English origin and means "son of James." It derives from the English surname Jameson.

Syllables: 3

How Popular Is The Name Jameson

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish, northern English, and northern Irish : patronymic from James.

Famous people who gave their babies this name


According to Social Security Administration data, Jameson has only recently become popular, breaking the top 100 in just 2017. It has rapidly increased in popularity, breaking the top 80 in 2019.

However, it is the 2nd most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Jameson was at its peak popularity in December 2016.

Jameson, a brand of whiskey, is rising in popularity in recent years. Often used a surname, Jameson is becoming one of the most popular given names starting with J. While there aren't many famous people with the name, it is the name of various cities around the world. /p>

Where is it Popular?

Jameson was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Jameson

  • Jam
  • Jamey
  • Jas
  • Jay
  • Jem
  • Jim
  • Jimmy

Pairs well with these middle names


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