Jason

Pronunciation: ja-hso-hn
Origin: Greece
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Southern Europe

The name Jason has both Greek and Hebrew origins, and it means "healer" in both languages. In Greek, the name is derived from the word "iaomai," which means "to heal", while in Hebrew, it means "the Lord is salvation". The name has been used in various cultures and languages since ancient times and has remained popular throughout the world. Jason is a classic and traditional Greek name, and it has been borne by several notable figures in history and mythology. In Greek mythology, Jason was the leader of the Argonauts, who went in search of the Golden Fleece to win back his father's throne. The name is also found in the New Testament, as the house of a man named Jason was used as a refuge by the Apostle Paul. The name gained much popularity in the mid-1970s, particularly in the US, where it was mentioned in the top 10 most popular boy's names between 1970 and 1980. Today, the name remains well-liked but is not as popular as it once was.

Jason Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Jason is currently #497 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Jason is currently #497 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Jason is currently #490 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Jason is currently #490 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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