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Popularity
1.0m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jason

Gender: Boy. Ranked #39 most popular

What does the name "Jason" mean?

Jason (Greek): Healer

The name "Jason" is of Greek origin and it means "Healer". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

S is for strength, there when needed.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nosaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Joasn". 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.

How popular is the name "Jason" in the U.S.?



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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 first appeared 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 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jason" is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 23 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1964. Across the entire United States a total of 2,115 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jason

Jason Statham

Jason Statham is an actor and martial artist with the most prominent portion of their 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, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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 their 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 with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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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Past life for Jason born May 13, 1951

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 Turkey approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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