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


Job is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Job?

Job is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. His daughters are called Jemimah, Keziah and Keren-Happuch.

What does the name Job mean?

Job means “persecuted” and “enemy” (from Hebrew “oyév/אוֹיֵב‎”) or “where is (my) father/God?” (from Hebrew “ei/אֵי‎” = where + “‘áv/אָב” = father).

Pronunciation of Job

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Popularity of the name Job

The name Job is ranked #1979 overall.

Job in the Top 50 Names

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