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The name 'James', masc. proper name, name of two of Christ's disciples, late 12c. M.E. vernacular form of L.L. Jacomus (cf. O.Fr. James, Sp. Jaime, It. Giacomo), altered from L. Jacobus (see 'Jacob')
Apostle James may refer to:
- Apostle James (son of Zebedee), brother of Apostle John, also called "James the Greater," one of the Twelve Apostles
- Apostle James (son of Alphaeus), also called "James the Less," brother of Apostle Matthew, one of the Twelve Apostles
- Apostle James the Just, the Brother of God, first bishop of Jerusalem and author of the Epistle of James