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Popularity
1.0m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jason

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Healer
  • #39 All Time
  • #75 in 2014
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How popular is the name "Jason" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 20 0 20
1881 22 0 22
1882 20 0 20
1883 13 0 13
1884 25 0 25
1885 16 0 16
1886 21 0 21
1887 14 0 14
1888 21 0 21
1889 18 0 18
1890 12 0 12
1891 15 0 15
1892 16 0 16
1893 8 0 8
1894 24 0 24
1895 23 0 23
1896 9 0 9
1897 12 0 12
1898 18 0 18
1899 5 0 5
1900 15 0 15
1901 10 0 10
1902 14 0 14
1903 13 0 13
1904 11 0 11
1905 12 0 12
1906 15 0 15
1907 9 0 9
1908 10 0 10
1909 15 0 15
1910 24 0 24
1911 25 0 25
1912 42 0 42
1913 44 0 44
1914 59 0 59
1915 78 0 78
1916 83 0 83
1917 92 0 92
1918 102 0 102
1919 81 0 81
1920 76 0 76
1921 97 0 97
1922 96 0 96
1923 101 0 101
1924 105 0 105
1925 110 0 110
1926 101 0 101
1927 97 0 97
1928 87 0 87
1929 120 0 120
1930 105 0 105
1931 83 0 83
1932 95 0 95
1933 81 0 81
1934 91 0 91
1935 83 0 83
1936 97 0 97
1937 81 0 81
1938 92 0 92
1939 71 0 71
1940 95 0 95
1941 81 0 81
1942 118 0 118
1943 137 0 137
1944 115 0 115
1945 120 0 120
1946 118 0 118
1947 135 0 135
1948 181 0 181
1949 218 0 218
1950 205 0 205
1951 193 0 193
1952 218 0 218
1953 280 5 275
1954 306 0 306
1955 399 0 399
1956 445 5 440
1957 439 0 439
1958 592 0 592
1959 727 0 727
1960 938 0 938
1961 1,076 10 1,066
1962 1,307 0 1,307
1963 1,515 8 1,507
1964 2,115 0 2,115
1965 2,899 0 2,899
1966 3,792 17 3,775 #89 boy name
1967 5,357 21 5,336 #54 boy name
1968 7,186 29 7,157 #47 boy name
1969 16,596 92 16,504 #25 boy name
1970 27,410 114 27,296 #13 boy name
1971 34,346 155 34,191 #8 boy name
1972 37,656 208 37,448 #7 boy name
1973 46,915 226 46,689 #3 boy name
1974 55,044 266 54,778 #2 boy name
1975 52,502 303 52,199 #2 boy name
1976 52,978 292 52,686 #2 boy name
1977 55,961 312 55,649 #2 boy name
1978 51,920 295 51,625 #2 boy name
1979 50,696 303 50,393 #3 boy name
1980 48,482 306 48,176 #3 boy name
1981 42,160 239 41,921 #4 boy name
1982 40,885 274 40,611 #4 boy name
1983 35,350 245 35,105 #7 boy name
1984 30,144 205 29,939 #11 boy name
1985 26,215 184 26,031 #14 boy name
1986 22,550 163 22,387 #18 boy name
1987 19,449 112 19,337 #23 boy name
1988 15,983 91 15,892 #27 boy name
1989 12,643 43 12,600 #35 boy name
1990 10,718 42 10,676 #47 boy name
1991 9,411 33 9,378 #49 boy name
1992 9,261 22 9,239 #46 boy name
1993 8,652 19 8,633 #45 boy name
1994 8,582 35 8,547 #46 boy name
1995 9,030 29 9,001 #41 boy name
1996 8,720 26 8,694 #41 boy name
1997 8,762 17 8,745 #41 boy name
1998 9,415 22 9,393 #40 boy name
1999 9,380 18 9,362 #40 boy name
2000 9,793 24 9,769 #39 boy name
2001 10,185 22 10,163 #41 boy name
2002 9,973 20 9,953 #42 boy name
2003 9,841 24 9,817 #42 boy name
2004 9,089 33 9,056 #47 boy name
2005 8,614 7 8,607 #51 boy name
2006 8,447 8 8,439 #55 boy name
2007 8,119 11 8,108 #59 boy name
2008 7,659 13 7,646 #60 boy name
2009 6,921 11 6,910 #66 boy name
2010 6,274 10 6,264 #69 boy name
2011 5,839 9 5,830 #71 boy name
2012 5,735 7 5,728 #76 boy name
2013 5,499 7 5,492 #79 boy name
2014 5,516 6 5,510 #75 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Jason? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,019,582 babies born with the name Jason in the United States. That's more than enough Jasons to occupy the country of Djibouti with an estimated population of 923,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 20 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jason" was in 1977 with a total of 55,649 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jasons)

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jason" ranks #1 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 581 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of 55,044 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Jason popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jason in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jason" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jason as well as things modernly associated with the name Jason such as celebrities named Jason.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Jason

The name "Jason" is of Greek origin, and it means "Healer". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jason Statham

Jason Statham is an actor and martial artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Jason was born in 1972 in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England.

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Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa is an actor, model, director, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Jason was born in 1979 as Joseph Jason Momoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman is an actor, film producer, and television director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1981 to present. Jason was born in 1969 as Jason Kent Bateman in Rye, New York, U.S.

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Jason Segel

Jason Segel is an actor, comedian, musician, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Jason was born in 1980 as Jason Jordan Segel in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz is a singer-songwriter specializing in pop rock, blue-eyed soul, reggae, and acoustic rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Jason was born in 1977 as Jason Thomas Mraz in Richmond, Virginia (Mechanicsville), U.S.

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Jason Biggs

Jason Biggs is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Jason was born in 1978 as Jason Matthew Biggs in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nosaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sjoan". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jason born Jul 28, 1976

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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