James is a common English language surname and given name: *
James (name) James is an English language given name of Hebrew origin, most commonly used for males. Etymology It is a modern descendant, through Old Fre ...
, the typically masculine first name James * James (surname), various people with the last name James James or James City may also refer to:


King James (disambiguation) King James may refer to: Monarchs Scottish * James I of Scotland (1394–1437), nominal King of Scots from 1406 and reigned 1424–1437 * James II of Scotland (1430–1460), King of Scots 1437–1460 * James III of Scotland (1451–1488), King of ...
, various kings named James * Saint James (disambiguation) * James (musician) *
James, brother of Jesus James the Just, or a variation of James, brother of the Lord ( la, Iacobus from he, יעקב, and grc-gre, Ἰάκωβος, , can also be Anglicized as "Jacob"), was "a brother of Jesus", according to the New Testament. He was an early lea ...



* James Bay, a large body of water * James, Ontario

United Kingdom

* James College, a college of the University of York

United States

* James, Georgia, an unincorporated community * James, Iowa, an unincorporated community * James City, North Carolina * James City County, Virginia **
James City (Virginia Company) James City (or James Cittie as it was then called) was one of four incorporations established in the Virginia Colony in 1619 by the proprietor, the Virginia Company. The plantations and developments were divided into four "incorporations" or , as th ...
** James City Shire * James City, Pennsylvania * St. James City, Florida

Arts, entertainment, and media

* ''James'' (2005 film), a Bollywood film * ''James'' (2008 film), an Irish short film * ''James'' (2022 film), an Indian Kannada-language film * James the Red Engine, a character in ''Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends'' *
James (band) James are an English rock band from Manchester, who were formed in 1982. They had popularity throughout the 1990s, with four top 10s on the UK Singles Chart and nine top 10s on the UK Albums Chart. The band's best-known singles include " Co ...
, a band from Manchester ** ''James'', US title of 1991 re-release of their album '' Gold Mother'' * ''James'' (Phoebe Ryan EP), a 2017 extended play by American singer-songwriter Phoebe Ryan * “James”, a song by Carly Simon from ''
Come Upstairs ''Come Upstairs'' is the ninth studio album by American singer-songwriter Carly Simon, released by Warner Bros. Records, on June 16, 1980. It was the first of her three albums for Warner Bros. and it has a harder, more rock-oriented sound than ...
'' * “James”, a song by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays from '' ''Offramp'''' * “James”, a 1976 single by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel; see

Science and technology

Apache James Apache James, a.k.a. Java Apache Mail Enterprise Server or some variation thereof, is an open source SMTP and POP3 mail transfer agent and NNTP news server written entirely in Java. James is maintained by contributors to the Apache Software Founda ...
, (Java Apache Mail Enterprise Server) *
James's theorem In mathematics, particularly functional analysis Functional analysis is a branch of mathematical analysis, the core of which is formed by the study of vector spaces endowed with some kind of limit-related structure (e.g. inner product, norm, t ...
, theorem in mathematics * A
muscadine ''Vitis rotundifolia'', or muscadine, is a grapevine species native to the southeastern and south-central United States. The growth range extends from Florida to New Jersey coast, and west to eastern Texas and Oklahoma. It has been extensive ...
(Vitis rotundifolia) cultivar

Other uses

Epistle of James The Epistle of James). is a general epistle and one of the 21 epistles (didactic letters) in the New Testament. James 1:1 identifies the author as "James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ" who is writing to "the twelve tribes s ...
, part of the New Testament *
James Cycle Co The James Cycle Co Ltd., Greet, Birmingham, England, was one of many British cycle and motorcycle makers based in the English Midlands, particularly Birmingham. Most of their light motorcycles, often with the characteristic maroon finish, used ...
, a British cycle and motorcycle manufacturer * ''James'' (HBC vessel), operated by the HBC from 1682-1683, see Hudson's Bay Company vessels

See also

* * James Lake (disambiguation) * James River (disambiguation) * Jim (disambiguation) * Jimbo (disambiguation) * Jimmy (disambiguation) * Jamestown (disambiguation) * Justice James (disambiguation) {{disambiguation