What does Jesus mean?
The name Jesus is of Hebrew origin.
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
Jesus is the anglicized form of the Greek Iesous
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 the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 144
in baby name popularity for boys with 2,735 occurrences. It ranked 14,815
in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 134 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,073 occurrences. It ranked 12,198 in baby name popularity for girls with 8 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
- 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.
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Jesus Name Fun
Be creative with the name Jesus.
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.