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Popularity
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Job

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Persecuted
  • #5306 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1891606
1914606
1915606
1916808
1917707
1918606
1919909
1920808
1923606
1924808
1925808
1926606
192910010
193011011
1931909
1932808
193410010
1936707
1939505
1943909
1945505
1947606
194810010
1949707
1950808
1951808
1952909
1954808
195512012
195612012
195712012
1958505
1959707
196010010
196110010
196213013
196311011
196412012
196510010
1966505
196717017
196817017
1969909
1970808
197115015
197226026
197329029
197440040
197535035
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197725025
197839039
197926026
198032032
198131031
198233033
198339039
198427027
198530030
198632032
198746046
198830030
198940040
199046046
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199350050
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199560060
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200087087
200166066
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200380080
200489089
200575075
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200772072
200871071
200961061
201065065
201172072
201265065
201368068
201480080

Want to know about the populiarty of Job? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,712 babies born with the name Job in the United States. That's more than enough Jobs to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1891 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Job" was in 2004 with a total of 89 babies.

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Job" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 76 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Job" mean?

Job (Hebrew): Persecuted

The name "Job" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Persecuted". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for joy, that you always bring.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

Your name in reverse order is "Boj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bjo". 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 Job popular?



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

Past life for Job born Nov 13, 1935

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 Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Job

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