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Meaning of Jason

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Meaning

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.

Popularity

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.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Jason is pronounced as jay-sun

Origins

Jason originates from the Hebrew language.

See other suggested Hebrew baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jason and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jason: Boys - Abel, Ismael, Jaron, Javion, Rahsaan, Tobin, Girls - Alize, Anneliese, Bethel, Beulah, Iyana, Kaila, Kenia, Miriam, Moriah, Noma, Sarahi, Shawna, Both genders - Ariel, Susan

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Jason: Jacen (Greek), Jaesen, Jaeson, Jaisen, Jaison, Jase, Jasen, Jasin, Jasun, Jaysen, Jayson (English)

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Jason are: Jay, Jase

Style

We think the name Jason should fall under the following style category: Mythical and Mysterious.

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Impression

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" person.

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Famous persons

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.
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