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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jez

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

Notable Persons Named Jez

Jez Butterworth is a writer. Jez was given the name Jeremy Butterworth in London.


Jez San is a game programmer and entrepreneur. Jez was born on March 29th, 1966.


Jez Strode is a pop music, synthpop, and new wave music drummer. Jez was given the name Jeremy Strode on January 17th, 1958.


Jez was given the name Jeremy Derek Moxey on April 19th, 1963 in Hemel Hempstead. Jez is also known as Moxey and Jeremy.


Jez Williams is an indie rock musician and songwriter. He plays Human voice, Guitar, Synthesizer, Bass guitar, Piano, Organ (music), Banjo, Percussion instrument, Melodica, and Gibson ES-335. His career lasted from 1985 to 1985. Jez was given the name Jeremy Francis Williams on February 18th, 1970 in Manchester.


Jez Lowe is a folk singer, songwriter, and folk music. He was most active from 1979 to 1979. Jez was given the name John Gerard Lowe on July 14th, 1955 in Easington Colliery.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Jez

Róbert Jež is a soccer player for the FC Spartak Trnava, FC Nitra, FC Viktoria Plzeň, FK Příbram, MŠK Žilina, Górnik Zabrze, Polonia Warsaw, Zagłębie Lubin, and Slovakia national football team. Róbert was born on July 10th, 1981 in Nitra.


They were most prominent from 1960 to 1992. Ignacy was born on July 31st, 1914 in Radomyśl Wielki. They left this life on October 16th, 2007.


František Jež is a skier. František was born on December 16th, 1970 in Czechoslovakia.


Michael was born on June 7th, 1954.


Jerzy was born on June 13th, 1954.


Jadranka was born on November 9th, 1960.


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Popularity of Jez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jez U.S.
  White 94.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jez

People with the last name Jez are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jez

  • How Popular is the name Jez? As a last name Jez was the 53,316th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Jez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Jez is Friday, June 29th, 1934.
  • How unique is the name Jez? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Jez. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Jez: Your name in reverse order is Zej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ezj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 388 people with the last name Jez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jez? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jez 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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