Name Jesus Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jesus


Jesus is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Jesus

Jesus is an English form of the Latin name Iesus or the Greek name Iesous (Ἰησοῦς), which derived from the Aramaic name Jeschua, which originates in the Hebrew name Yehoshu’a (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ).

What is the meaning of the name Jesus?

Jesus means “Yahweh is salvation” (from “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “yasha’/יָשַׁע’” = to save).

Pronunciation of Jesus

Variants of the name Jesus


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Popularity of the name Jesus

The name Jesus is ranked #7042 overall.

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