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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jehu

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Je"hu
A coachman; a driver; especially, one who drives furiously.

Etymology: From Jehu, son of Nimshi. 2 Kings ix. 20

Wiktionary

From Jehu, son of Nimshi. 2 Kings 9:20

  1. (colloquial) A coachman; a driver; especially, one who drives furiously.

jehu was also found in the following language(s): Finnish

Notable Persons Named Jehu

Jehu is a monarch. He holds the title King of Israel and KingofIsrael. He has been prominent since 841.

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Jehu Chesson is a football player. Jehu was born on December 29th, 1993 in Monrovia.

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Jehu was born on January 10th, 1738. He passed away on July 23rd, 1781.

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Jehu was born on November 4th, 1822 in Lexington, Kentucky. He breathed his last breath on March 1st, 1903.

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Jehu Chiapas is a soccer player for the Chiapas F.C., Club Universidad Nacional, San Luis F.C., and Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz. Jehu was born on October 3rd, 1985 in Martínez de la Torre.

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Jehu was born in 1752 in Rhode Island. He breathed his last breath on December 28th, 1840.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jehu

Jehu is a monarch. He holds the title King of Israel and KingofIsrael. He has been prominent since 841.

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Steve was born on April 1st, 1987 in Penzance.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 0 5
1915 5 0 5
1916 10 0 10
1917 5 0 5
1918 9 0 9
1921 7 0 7
1922 11 0 11
1924 10 0 10
1925 6 0 6
1926 8 0 8
1928 7 0 7
1929 6 0 6
1930 8 0 8
1931 8 0 8
1935 8 0 8
1938 5 0 5
1941 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1943 5 0 5
1944 6 0 6
1952 8 0 8
1955 5 0 5
1957 7 0 7
1970 5 0 5
1975 7 0 7
1977 6 0 6
1979 11 0 11
1980 11 0 11
1981 6 0 6
1982 12 0 12
1983 8 0 8
1984 5 0 5
1985 12 0 12
1986 11 0 11
1987 6 0 6
1988 5 0 5
1989 10 0 10
1990 19 0 19
1991 10 0 10
1992 5 0 5
1993 14 0 14
1994 16 0 16
1995 15 0 15
1996 10 0 10
1997 13 0 13
1998 16 0 16
1999 9 0 9
2000 21 0 21
2001 23 0 23
2002 23 0 23
2003 21 0 21
2004 20 0 20
2005 28 0 28
2006 23 0 23
2007 32 0 32
2008 28 0 28
2009 28 0 28
2010 19 0 19
2011 31 0 31
2012 23 0 23
2013 30 0 30
2014 25 0 25
2015 33 0 33
2016 22 0 22
2017 25 0 25

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Popularity of Jehu as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Jehu

  • How Popular is the name Jehu? Jehu is the 11,655th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jehu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 856 babies born with the first name Jehu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jehu 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 Jehu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jehu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jehu is Saturday, November 25th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Jehu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jehu was in 2015 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Jehu Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jehu is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Jehu: Your name in reverse order is Uhej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ejuh. 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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