Jabez

First Name
993
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jabez

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Jabez

Jabez was born on August 5th, 1975 in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Jabez Abel Bostwick was a businessman and investor. Jabez was born Jabez Abel Bostwick on September 23rd, 1830 in Delhi, New York. He passed away on August 16th, 1892.

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Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry was an office holder. Jabez was born on June 5th, 1825 in Lincoln County, Georgia. He died on February 12th, 1903.

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Jabez Bowen was a shipper and politician. His military service ended in 1777. Jabez was born on June 2nd, 1739 in Providence, Rhode Island. He died on May 7th, 1815.

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Jabez was born on August 23rd, 1764. He died on November 8th, 1811.

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Jabez Williams Huntington was a lawyer and politician. Jabez was born on November 8th, 1788 in Norwich, Connecticut. He breathed his last breath on November 1st, 1847.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jabez

How popular is the baby name Jabez in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1916 6 0 6
1919 5 0 5
1921 6 0 6
1954 8 0 8
1971 5 0 5
1975 8 0 8
1977 5 0 5
1978 6 0 6
1979 9 0 9
1980 8 0 8
1983 6 0 6
1984 5 0 5
1985 7 0 7
1986 7 0 7
1987 7 0 7
1988 5 0 5
1990 14 0 14
1992 6 0 6
1993 7 0 7
1994 7 0 7
1995 14 0 14
1997 8 0 8
1998 6 0 6
1999 7 0 7
2000 6 0 6
2001 90 0 90
2002 102 0 102
2003 72 0 72
2004 58 0 58
2005 60 0 60
2006 41 0 41
2007 45 0 45
2008 33 0 33
2009 41 0 41
2010 42 0 42
2011 45 0 45
2012 34 0 34
2013 39 0 39
2014 28 0 28
2015 25 0 25
2016 24 0 24
2017 26 0 26
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International Interest for Jabez

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Popularity of Jabez as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jabez

  • How Popular is the name Jabez? Jabez is the 10,616th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jabez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 993 babies born with the first name Jabez in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jabez to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jabez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jabez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jabez is Sunday, January 17th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Jabez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jabez was in 2002 with a total of 102 babies.
  • Random Jabez Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jabez is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Jabez: Your name in reverse order is Zebaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eabzj. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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