Meaning of Jason
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Jason has the following meaning:
God is my salvation/a healer. In Greek mythology, Jason was the brave leader of the Argonauts, who challenged the gods.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby boy name, Jason is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 42 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Jason fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 6 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 66 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jason in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Jason is pronounced as jay-sun
The following names are baby names related to Jason and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jason: Boys - Abel
, Girls - Alize
, Both genders - Ariel
Popular Variants for the name Jason: Jacen
Common nicknames for the name Jason are: Jay, Jase
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jason to be: Cute, sensitive boy
In one word, you might describe Jason as a(n) "sensitive
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The names of some famous persons by the name Jason
(or its variants) are:Jason Bateman
, born on 14 January, a famous actor. Jason Bateman's background: A Golden Globe-winning and Emmy Award-nominated American actor. After starring in several 1980s sitcoms, Bateman became known for his role as Michael Bluth on the television sitcom Arrested Development. Since the show's end, he has also appeared in several Hollywood films, including Juno.Jason Alexander
, born on 23 July, a famous actor. Jason Alexander's background: An award-winning American television, cinema and musical theatre actor, perhaps best known for his role as George Costanza on the hit television series Seinfeld.Jason Robards
, born on 26 July, a famous actor. Jason Robards's background: An Emmy Award-, Tony Award-, and two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. He became famous playing works of American dramatist Eugene O'Neill, and would regularly play O'Neill's works throughout his career. Robards' was cast in both common-man roles and as well known historical figures.