Saint James the Less
Variant of James
- a masculine name: dim. Jamie, Jim, Jimmy; fem. Jamie
- one of the twelve Apostles, Zebedee's son and brother of John: his day is July 25
- one of the twelve Apostles, Alphaeus' son: his day is May 3also Saint James the Less
- a brother of Jesus: Gal. 1:19; also, a book of the New Testament sometimes ascribed to him: abbrev. Jas or Jm
Origin: Middle English from Old French from Ecclesiastical Late Latin Jacomus, later form of Jacobus: see Jacob
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