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Meaning and name origin

Jason \j(a)-son\ as a boy's name is pronounced JAY-sun. It is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jason is "healer; the Lord is salvation". Variant of Joshua. Biblical: an early Christian associate of Paul. Greek mythology: Jason was leader of a group of warrior heroes called the Argonauts. Singer J'son; actors Jason Robards, Jason Lee, Jason Priestley, Jason Patric, Jason Biggs.

Jason has 12 variant forms: Jace, Jacen, Jaisen, Jaison, Jase, Jasen, Jasin, Jasun, Jay, Jayce, Jaysen and Jayson.

For more information, see also related boy names Aeson, Tayson and Zachary.

Suggested similar baby names are Cason, Jacan, Jackson, Jacson, Jadon, Jakson, Jalon, Jamon, Janson, Jaron, Javon, Jaxen, Jaxon, Jaxson, Kason and Mason.


Jason is a very popular first name for males (#24 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7202 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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