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Origin and Meaning of Jas

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Canada says the name Jas is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Flame of Fame".
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Jas is of Greek origin and means "Healer".
  • A user from Philippines says the name Jas means "A beautiful & notable individual".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Jas is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Beautiful".
  • According to a user from Philippines, the name Jas is of English origin and means "An notable individual and very influential person".
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International Interest

From an Afrikaans slang word for “horny”.

jas was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans, Czech, Dutch, Indonesian, Lithuanian, Lojban, Swedish, and Tok Pisin

Notable Persons Named Jas


Jas Mann is an alternative rock musician. He was most active from 1986 to present. Jas was given the name Jasbinder Singh Mann on April 24th, 1971 in Dudley, West Midlands.


Jas was born on December 19th, 1962.



Jas Murphy is an athlete for the Kerins O'Rahilly's GAA and St. Nicholas' GAA. His most notable accomplishments were from 1940 to 1940. Jas was born on May 30th, 1923 in Tralee.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Jas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jas U.S.
  White 67.52% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 19.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jas

People with the last name Jas are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jas

  • How Popular is the name Jas? Jas is the 34,194th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jas was the 142,108th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 118 babies born with the first name Jas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jas 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 Jas? 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 Jas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jas is Wednesday, October 20th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Jas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jas was in 2002 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Jas: Your name in reverse order is Saj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 117 people with the last name Jas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jas? Jas is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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