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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
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188020020
188122022
188220020
188313013
188425025
188516016
188621021
188714014
188821021
188918018
189012012
189115015
189216016
1893808
189424024
189523023
1896909
189712012
189818018
1899505
190015015
190110010
190214014
190313013
190411011
190512012
190615015
1907909
190810010
190915015
191024024
191125025
191242042
191344044
191459059
191578078
191683083
191792092
19181020102
191981081
192076076
192197097
192296096
19231010101
19241050105
19251100110
19261010101
192797097
192887087
19291200120
19301050105
193183083
193295095
193381081
193491091
193583083
193697097
193781081
193892092
193971071
194095095
194181081
19421180118
19431370137
19441150115
19451200120
19461180118
19471350135
19481810181
19492180218
19502050205
19511930193
19522180218
19532805275
19543060306
19553990399
19564455440
19574390439
19585920592
19597270727
19609380938
19611,076101,066
19621,30701,307
19631,51581,507
19642,11502,115
19652,89902,899
19663,792173,775#89 boy name
19675,357215,336#54 boy name
19687,186297,157#47 boy name
196916,5969216,504#25 boy name
197027,41011427,296#13 boy name
197134,34615534,191#8 boy name
197237,65620837,448#7 boy name
197346,91522646,689#3 boy name
197455,04426654,778#2 boy name
197552,50230352,199#2 boy name
197652,97829252,686#2 boy name
197755,96131255,649#2 boy name
197851,92029551,625#2 boy name
197950,69630350,393#3 boy name
198048,48230648,176#3 boy name
198142,16023941,921#4 boy name
198240,88527440,611#4 boy name
198335,35024535,105#7 boy name
198430,14420529,939#11 boy name
198526,21518426,031#14 boy name
198622,55016322,387#18 boy name
198719,44911219,337#23 boy name
198815,9839115,892#27 boy name
198912,6434312,600#35 boy name
199010,7184210,676#47 boy name
19919,411339,378#49 boy name
19929,261229,239#46 boy name
19938,652198,633#45 boy name
19948,582358,547#46 boy name
19959,030299,001#41 boy name
19968,720268,694#41 boy name
19978,762178,745#41 boy name
19989,415229,393#40 boy name
19999,380189,362#40 boy name
20009,793249,769#39 boy name
200110,1852210,163#41 boy name
20029,973209,953#42 boy name
20039,841249,817#42 boy name
20049,089339,056#47 boy name
20058,61478,607#51 boy name
20068,44788,439#55 boy name
20078,119118,108#59 boy name
20087,659137,646#60 boy name
20096,921116,910#66 boy name
20106,274106,264#69 boy name
20115,83995,830#71 boy name
20125,73575,728#76 boy name
20135,49975,492#79 boy name
20145,51665,510#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 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 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jason" ranks #12 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 139 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of 26,215 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 accepting, your forgiving nature.

S is for special, you are, you know!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

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 "Ajosn". 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.

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 south west? 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 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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Past life for Jason born May 30, 1924

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 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

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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