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Jasper Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Jasper is of Persian origin.

The meaning of Jasper is "treasurer".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 218 in baby name popularity for boys with 1731 occurrences.  It ranked 4103 in popular baby names for girls with 36 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

The names Caspar, Jaspar, Jesper, Kacper are all forms of Jasper.

Other Tidbits

Jasper falls into the name categories gem or mineral, occupational.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jasper Johns.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jasper.

Just for fun, see the name Jasper 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 Jasper in Nautical Flags page.

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

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