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Meaning of Jesus

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The name Jesus has the following meaning:

God is my salvation.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Jesus is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 67 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Jesus rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 1 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 78 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jesus in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Jesus is pronounced as jee-zus


Jesus originates from the Hebrew language.

See other suggested Hebrew boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jesus and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jesus: Boys - Abraham, Caleb, Elijah, Emmanuel, Gideon, Hyman, Meir, Moses, Myer, Saul, Seth, Girls - Abigail, Dara, Datya, Both genders - Matthew


Popular Variants for the name Jesus: Hesus, Jechu, Jesous, Jessus, Jesu, Jesues, Jesulito, Jesuso, Jezus


Common nicknames for the name Jesus are: Chuy, Chucho


We think the name Jesus should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jesus to be: Friendly and religious chap

In one word, you might describe Jesus as a(n) "religious" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

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

Jesús Colomé de la Cruz, born on 23 December, a famous athlete. Jesús Colomé de la Cruz's background: A Major League Baseball pitcher. Colomé bats and throws right-handed. Colomé was best known to pitch over 100 mph.

Jesús María Rojas Alou, born on 24 March, a famous athlete. Jesús María Rojas Alou's background: A former professional baseball player for the San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, and New York Mets. He was the youngest of the trio of ballplaying brothers that included Felipe and Matty.

Jesús Miguel Flores, born on 26 October, a famous athlete. Jesús Miguel Flores's background: A catcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Washington Nationals.
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