Jayson

First Name
31k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
393
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jayson

"Jayson" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Healer. Alternate spelling of Jason". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Jayson

Mick Jenkins is a hip hop music rapping. Mick was given the name Jayson Jenkins on April 16th, 1991 in Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.

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Jayson Williams is a basketball player for the Idaho Stampede, Philadelphia 76ers, and Brooklyn Nets. He was most prominent from 1990 to 2005. Jayson was born on February 22nd, 1968 in Ritter, South Carolina.

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Jayson Hinder is an Australian Capital Territory Legislative. Jayson was given the name Jayson Richard Hinder on September 4th, 1965 in Canberra, Australia.

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Jayson Blair is a writer and journalist. Jayson was given the name Jayson Thomas Blair on March 23rd, 1976 in Columbia, Maryland, United States.

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Jayson Werth is a baseball player for the Washington Nationals. Jayson was born on May 20th, 1979 in Springfield, Illinois.

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Jayson Tatum is an athlete. Jayson was born on March 3rd, 1998 in St. Louis.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1922 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1938 6 0 6
1939 5 0 5
1940 6 0 6
1941 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1943 7 0 7
1944 8 0 8
1945 5 0 5
1946 7 0 7
1947 12 0 12
1948 12 0 12
1949 17 0 17
1950 16 0 16
1951 21 0 21
1952 17 0 17
1953 24 0 24
1954 21 0 21
1955 21 0 21
1956 39 0 39
1957 45 0 45
1958 48 0 48
1959 55 0 55
1960 49 0 49
1961 44 0 44
1962 61 0 61
1963 54 0 54
1964 58 0 58
1965 91 0 91
1966 101 0 101
1967 115 0 115
1968 135 0 135
1969 251 5 246
1970 404 0 404
1971 435 5 430
1972 461 0 461
1973 573 0 573
1974 625 0 625
1975 622 7 615
1976 610 0 610
1977 646 0 646
1978 600 0 600
1979 712 0 712
1980 612 5 607
1981 550 0 550
1982 587 5 582
1983 501 0 501
1984 479 0 479
1985 522 5 517
1986 461 0 461
1987 425 0 425
1988 399 0 399
1989 402 0 402
1990 384 0 384
1991 394 0 394
1992 411 0 411
1993 375 0 375
1994 418 0 418
1995 446 0 446
1996 484 0 484
1997 559 0 559
1998 725 0 725
1999 719 0 719
2000 709 0 709
2001 759 0 759
2002 833 0 833
2003 894 0 894
2004 963 0 963
2005 923 0 923
2006 862 0 862
2007 897 0 897
2008 959 0 959
2009 908 0 908
2010 932 0 932
2011 850 0 850
2012 807 0 807
2013 810 0 810
2014 792 0 792
2015 760 0 760
2016 633 0 633

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Popularity of Jayson as a first name

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Popularity of Jayson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jayson U.S.
  White 76.84% 64.26%
  African American 10.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jayson

People with the last name Jayson are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Jayson

  • How Popular is the name Jayson? Jayson is the 1,332nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Jayson was the 52,736th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jayson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,203 babies born with the first name Jayson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jayson to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jayson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jayson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jayson is Tuesday, August 22nd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Jayson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jayson was in 2004 with a total of 963 babies.
  • Random Jayson Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jayson ranks 91st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 18 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Jayson: Your name in reverse order is Nosyaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aojnys. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jayson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 393 people with the last name Jayson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jayson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jayson as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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