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  1. An English and Scottish diminutive of the male given name James, also used as a formal given name.
    • 2010 Alexander McCall Smith, The Importance of Being Seven, Polygon →ISBN page 112:
      "Let's choose something simple. Children with simple names are never embarrassed with them. How about Jamie?"
      Matthew looked doubtful. "Jamie's fine," he said. "But if he's called Jamie he's going to end up being a particular sort, if you know what I mean. He'll play rugby, he'll go to New Town bars after the international matches. Being called Jamie signs you up to an awful lot of Scottish upper-middle-class stuff."
  2. A female given name derived from James, of modern American usage.