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What does Jabes mean?

Jabes /ja-bes/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Jabes is "borne in pain". Jabes is a version, with the suffix -s, of Jabez (Hebrew): biblical name.


Jabes has 1 different relation via Jabez: Jabesh.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Jarbes, Jubes, ..

(female) Jabesa, Jabessa, ..

How popular is Jabes?

Jabes is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Jabes is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Jabes and affiliated names. The only prominent alternative form of Jabes (not ranked) is Jabez. This form of Jabes was favored a decade ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jabez in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jabes and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Dawes, Eames, Fares, Hawes, Hayes, Jabar, Jabin, Jabir, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jade, Jaden, Jader, Jae, Jael, Jake, Jakeb, Jalen, Jame, Jamee, Jamel, James, Jamey, Janek, Janesh, Janos, Janus, Jaques, Jareb, Jared, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren, Jaris, Jase, Jasen, Jaxen, Jaye, Jaymes, Jiles, Jobe, Joben, Jones, Jules, Jyles, Mayes, Oakes, Oates and Yates. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jabes.