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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jobe

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #9152 All Time
Girls
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1k Joby (Hebrew)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 6 0 6
1887 6 0 6
1897 6 0 6
1916 10 0 10
1917 8 0 8
1918 11 0 11
1919 10 0 10
1920 11 0 11
1921 6 0 6
1922 8 0 8
1923 5 0 5
1924 14 0 14
1925 6 0 6
1926 9 0 9
1928 10 0 10
1929 7 0 7
1930 5 0 5
1931 7 0 7
1932 7 0 7
1934 5 0 5
1935 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1939 8 0 8
1940 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1943 6 0 6
1947 6 0 6
1950 7 0 7
1952 12 0 12
1953 5 0 5
1956 6 0 6
1957 7 0 7
1958 7 0 7
1959 8 0 8
1960 5 0 5
1963 7 0 7
1965 6 0 6
1968 5 0 5
1969 5 0 5
1970 5 0 5
1971 7 0 7
1972 10 0 10
1973 13 0 13
1974 12 0 12
1975 14 0 14
1976 12 0 12
1977 14 0 14
1978 8 0 8
1979 17 0 17
1980 11 0 11
1981 9 0 9
1982 10 0 10
1983 12 0 12
1984 7 0 7
1985 7 0 7
1986 15 0 15
1987 18 0 18
1988 15 0 15
1989 12 0 12
1990 10 0 10
1991 14 0 14
1992 13 0 13
1993 23 0 23
1994 18 0 18
1995 24 0 24
1996 18 0 18
1997 30 0 30
1998 27 0 27
1999 27 0 27
2000 29 0 29
2001 30 0 30
2002 35 0 35
2003 41 0 41
2004 29 0 29
2005 36 0 36
2006 39 0 39
2007 23 0 23
2008 23 0 23
2009 23 0 23
2010 26 0 26
2011 29 0 29
2012 30 0 30
2013 23 0 23
2014 28 0 28

Want to know about the populiarty of Jobe? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,153 babies born with the name Jobe in the United States. That's more than enough Jobes to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jobe" was in 2003 with a total of 41 babies.

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jobe" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 36 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jobe popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Jobe

The name "Jobe" is of English origin, and it means "Variant of Job persecuted". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Eboj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Joeb". 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 Jobe born May 12, 1924

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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