Practically every boy was called Jimmy during the Lassie era of white picket fences and homemade apple pie. Traditionally a nickname for James, Jimmy has become a moderately popular name of its own. It’s definitely a name with a certain nostalgia factor that parents seeking vintage-sounding names may find attractive.
- Hebrew: Supplanter, heel-grabber
President Jimmy Carter, Actor Jimmy Fallon, Actor Jimmy Stewart, Actor Jimmy Smits, Musician Jimmy Buffet, Composer Jimmy Webb, Baseball player Jimmy Collins, Football player Jimym Johnson
Son of George Osmond, Son of Red Adair