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Jared

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 5 0 5
1891 5 0 5
1910 5 0 5
1912 6 0 6
1913 5 0 5
1914 6 0 6
1915 15 0 15
1916 12 0 12
1917 15 0 15
1918 12 0 12
1919 11 0 11
1920 11 0 11
1921 11 0 11
1922 8 0 8
1923 15 0 15
1924 19 0 19
1925 11 0 11
1926 11 0 11
1927 18 0 18
1928 18 0 18
1929 16 0 16
1930 24 0 24
1931 20 0 20
1932 18 0 18
1933 14 0 14
1934 16 0 16
1935 23 0 23
1936 25 0 25
1937 38 0 38
1938 46 0 46
1939 43 0 43
1940 34 0 34
1941 50 0 50
1942 44 0 44
1943 49 0 49
1944 41 0 41
1945 36 0 36
1946 44 0 44
1947 44 0 44
1948 51 0 51
1949 46 0 46
1950 64 0 64
1951 54 0 54
1952 58 0 58
1953 60 0 60
1954 90 0 90
1955 68 0 68
1956 80 0 80
1957 74 0 74
1958 78 0 78
1959 74 0 74
1960 62 0 62
1961 75 0 75
1962 76 0 76
1963 90 0 90
1964 81 0 81
1965 99 0 99
1966 259 0 259
1967 350 0 350
1968 521 0 521
1969 686 0 686
1970 753 5 748
1971 1,074 0 1,074
1972 1,266 5 1,261
1973 1,600 9 1,591
1974 2,012 9 2,003
1975 2,582 20 2,562 #100 boy name
1976 2,956 23 2,933 #90 boy name
1977 3,756 17 3,739 #76 boy name
1978 3,864 16 3,848 #72 boy name
1979 4,691 23 4,668 #65 boy name
1980 5,244 36 5,208 #61 boy name
1981 5,896 33 5,863 #57 boy name
1982 6,309 47 6,262 #54 boy name
1983 5,886 37 5,849 #56 boy name
1984 5,721 40 5,681 #59 boy name
1985 5,915 32 5,883 #58 boy name
1986 6,140 26 6,114 #58 boy name
1987 6,233 29 6,204 #58 boy name
1988 6,246 39 6,207 #60 boy name
1989 7,041 26 7,015 #57 boy name
1990 6,660 21 6,639 #63 boy name
1991 6,234 22 6,212 #64 boy name
1992 5,873 11 5,862 #67 boy name
1993 6,079 18 6,061 #63 boy name
1994 5,889 15 5,874 #63 boy name
1995 5,890 7 5,883 #63 boy name
1996 5,838 17 5,821 #64 boy name
1997 6,698 16 6,682 #56 boy name
1998 7,477 16 7,461 #51 boy name
1999 7,306 30 7,276 #54 boy name
2000 7,343 20 7,323 #56 boy name
2001 6,447 14 6,433 #65 boy name
2002 4,846 11 4,835 #84 boy name
2003 3,954 13 3,941
2004 3,189 17 3,172
2005 2,932 10 2,922
2006 2,986 10 2,976
2007 2,606 7 2,599
2008 2,041 0 2,041
2009 1,762 9 1,753
2010 1,445 5 1,440
2011 1,298 0 1,298
2012 1,198 0 1,198
2013 1,146 0 1,146
2014 1,193 7 1,186
2015 1,004 0 1,004

Fun Facts about the name Jared

  • How many people with the first name Jared have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 198,459 babies born with the first name Jared in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jared to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jared? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jared first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jared is Friday, March 29th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Jared born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jared was in 1998 with a total of 7,461 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jared!
  • Random Jared Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jared ranks 21st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 244 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Jared: Your name in reverse order is Deraj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aejdr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jared? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,075 people with the last name Jared.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jared? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jared as their last name since less than 1 person in 143k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Jared as a first name

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Popularity of Jared as a last name

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Common last names for Jared

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jared U.S.
  White 71.52% 64.26%
  African American 2.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 21.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jared

People with the last name Jared are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Jared

The name "Jared" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Descendent". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From Biblical Hebrew יֶרֶד (yéred). Often explained as deriving from the root י־ר־ד (y-r-d), which forms words relating to descending; some interpret the Book of Enoch as suggesting that the Jared in the Bible was so named because it was in his time that two hundred angels descended from Heaven to Mount Hermon. Alternatively, sometimes explained as deriving from the root ר־ד־ה (r-d-), which forms words relating to ruling.

  1. A male given name of Biblical origin; rare in the English-speaking world until the 1960s.
  2. (biblical) A man mentioned in the Book of Genesis, a descendant of Adam and of Seth, the father of Enoch, an ancestor of Noah.
  3. (Mormonism) The ancestor of the Jaredites in the Book of Mormon.

Notable Persons With the Name Jared

Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner is a real estate developer, newspaper publisher, investor, and real estate development. Jared was given the name Jared Corey Kushner by his parent Charles Kushner on January 10th, 1981.

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Jared Leto

Jared Leto is a notable human. Jared was born on December 26th, 1971 in Bossier City, Louisiana, U.S. Jared is also known as Bartholomew Cubbins and Angakok Panipaq.

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Jared Padalecki

Jared Padalecki is an actor. He has been prominent since 1999. Jared was given the name Jared Tristan Padalecki on July 19th, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.

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Jared Fogle

Jared Fogle is a criminal.

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Jared Harris

Jared Harris is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Jared was born as the child of Richard Harris and Elizabeth Rees-Williams on August 24th, 1961 in London, England.

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Drake Bell

Drake Bell is a noteworthy human. His most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Drake was given the name Jared Drake Bell on June 27th, 1986 in Newport Beach, California, US.

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  • Jared Taylor
    (executive editor of american renaissance)
  • Jay Pharoah
    (actor)
  • Jared Diamond
    (scientist)
  • Jared Lee Loughner
    (notable person)
  • Jared S. Gilmore
    (actor)
  • Jared Sullinger
    (basketball player)
  • Jared Polis
    (politician)
  • Jared Gilman
    (actor)
  • Jared Allen
    (football player)
  • Jared Dudley
    (basketball player)
  • Jared Hasselhoff
    (musician)
  • Jared Lorenzen
    (football player)
  • Jared Borgetti
    (soccer player)
  • Jared Cook
    (football player)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jared

Jared

Jared is a famed human.

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What does the name Jared mean?

Jis for joy, that you always bring.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Ris for realist, the way you are.

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

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Sources: 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). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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