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Origin & Meaning

The name Jason is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Jason is "healer".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 75 in baby name popularity for boys with 5510 occurrences.  It ranked 15291 in popular baby names for girls with 6 occurrences. 

View the Jason Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jason has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jason to other names.


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Related Names

Jason is a form of the name Iason.

Variants of the name Jason include Jacen, Jaycen, Jayceon, Jaysen, Jayshon, Jayson.

The names Kaysen, Kayson are all forms of Jason.

Jason has the diminutives (nicknames) Jace, Jayce, Jayse.

Other Tidbits

Jason falls into the name categories Greek myth, occupational.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jason Alexander.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jason in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jason.

Just for fun, see the name Jason in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jason in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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