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The name Jared has the following meaning:

Of the descent; descending.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Jared is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 93 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Jared fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 16 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 213 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jared in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Jared is pronounced as jahr-ud


Jared originates from the Hebrew language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jared and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jared: Boys - Adam, Alpheus, Carmine, Danyele, Deror, Eben, Ebenezer, Ezra, Hiram, Israel, Jamin, Malachi, Meyer, Naftali, Nathan, Nehemiah, Nili, Nimrod, Omarion, Samuel, Girls - Leva, Rella, Selah, Tamya, Both genders - Dagan, Elsie, Micah


Popular Variants for the name Jared: Jarad (Hebrew), Jarid, Jarod (English), Jarrad, Jarred (English), Jarrid, Jarrod (English), Jarryd, Jaryd, Jerad, Jered, Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerrod (English), Jerryd


We think the name Jared should fall under the following style category: Everlasting.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jared to be: Talented, handsome and sexy gentleman

In one word, you might describe Jared as a(n) "talented" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Jared (or its variants) are:

Jared Sparks, born on 10 May, a famous historian. Jared Sparks's background: An American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister. He served as President of Harvard University from 1849 to 1853.

Jared Mason Diamond , born on 10 September, a famous physicist. Jared Mason Diamond 's background: An American evolutionary biologist, physiologist, biogeographer and nonfiction author. Diamond works as a professor of geography and physiology at UCLA. He is best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Guns, Germs, and Steel (1998), which also won the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science. He received the National Medal of Science in 1999.

Jared Martin, born on 21 December, a famous actor. Jared Martin's background: An American actor acted in TV Drama Series 'Dallas'
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