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


Jesus is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jesus?

The given name Jesus derived from of the Latin name Iesus or the Greek name Iesous (Ἰησοῦς). Iesous derived from the Aramaic name Yeshua, also Jeshua, Jeschua or Yēšúa (יֵשׁוּעַ), a contracted form of the Hebrew name Yehoshua, also Jehoschua or Yĕhōšúa (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ). The most famous name bearer in the bible is Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, the son of Mary and the central figure of Christianity.

What does the name Jesus mean?

Jesus means “He saves” or “Yahweh/God is salvation” (from “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “yasha’/יָשַׁע’” = to save/deliver/rescue or “shua’/שׁוּעַ” = a cry for help).

Pronunciation of Jesus

Variants of the name Jesus

Jezus Jesús Jésus

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Popularity of the name Jesus

The name Jesus is ranked #6686 overall.

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