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Jason 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 names Aeson, Tayson and Zachary.

Baby names that sound like Jason are Ahsan, Ihsan, Ehsan, Asen, Jacian, Jaycen, Oisin and Ossin.

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Popularity of Jason

Jason is a very popular first name for men (#24 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7202 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Jason compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Jason only.

Popularity of name Jason
Popularity of Jason