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Origin & Meaning

The name Jobe is of English origin.

The meaning of Jobe is "persecuted, afflicted".  

It is also of Hebrew origin, where its meaning is "persecuted, afflicted ".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 3713 in baby name popularity for boys with 28 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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Related Names

Jobe is a form of the name Job.

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Name Fun

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

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.