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since 1880

Jared

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

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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 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jared ranks 54th in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 47 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1996.
  • 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 Edarj. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Jared as a first name

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Common last names for Jared

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Williams
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  • Thomas
  • Clark
  • Ward

Common first names for Jared

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.

Origin and Meaning of Jared

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

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.

Jared Leto

Jared Leto is an actor, singer, songwriter, and director. Jared was born in 1971 in Bossier City, Louisiana, U.S.

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Jared Padalecki

Jared Padalecki is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Jared was born in 1982 as Jared Tristan Padalecki in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.

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Drake Bell

Drake Bell is an actor, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Drake was born in 1986 as Jared Drake Bell in Santa Ana, California, U.S.

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Jared Harris

Jared Harris is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Jared was born in 1961 as Jared Francis Harris in London, England, UK.

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Jared Borgetti

Jared Borgetti is a football biography. Jared was born in 1973 in Culiacan, Mexico.

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Jared Hess

Jared was born in 1979 as Jared Lawrence Hess in Glendale, Arizona, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jared

Jared Dudley
Jared Fogle
Jared Huffman
Jared Kushner
Jared Leto Joker
Jared Polis
Jared Subway

Alternative Meanings

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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