What does Jesus mean?
The meaning of Jesus is "G-d is salvation".
Jesus is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Je-sus, Hey-sus.
The Given Name Jesus
Iesous derives from the Aramaic Yeshua which itself is a contracted form of the biblical Hebrew name Yehoshua better known in English as Joshua.
Meaning "savior", the name was bestowed upon Christ as an honorary name.
Jesus falls into the biblical name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Jesus Christ, Jesus Hita, and Jesus Justus.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 144 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,745 occurrences. It ranked 14,865 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.
Want to see how Jesus sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Jesus Name Popularity Page.
Jesus Related Names
The names Iesous, Issa, Jesusa, Josu, Xesus, Yeshua are all forms of Jesus.
- Jesus Christ ~ Biblical Character (Matt. 1:1)
- Jesus Hita ~ Saint
- Jesus Justus ~ Biblical Character (Col. 4:11)
- Jesus Mendez Montoya ~ Saint
- Jesus Molina ~ Soccer Player
- Jesus Zavala ~ Soccer Player
Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Jesus.
Children named Jesus are often impractical and courteous but most of all they are read more >>
Jesus Name Fun
Then just follow the diagram below.
Just for fun, see the name Jesus 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 Jesus in Nautical Flags page.