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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jabe

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

Notable Persons Named Jabe

Jabe was born on May 12th, 1930 in Christiansburg, Virginia.


Jabe was born in 1850. He died in 1927.


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Popularity of Jabe as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Jabe

  • How Popular is the name Jabe? Jabe is the 24,359th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jabe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 242 babies born with the first name Jabe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jabe to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jabe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jabe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jabe is Friday, August 25th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Jabe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jabe was in 1983 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Jabe: Your name in reverse order is Ebaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Beaj. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jabe born Mar 1, 1966

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 Romania approximately on 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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