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What does Jered mean?

Jered Pronunciation of Jered [jered] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Jered is "descending". Jered is an alternate form of Jared (Hebrew): related to Jordan.


Jered has 2 variants: Jarred and Jerred.

11 more alternative forms via Jared: Jarad, Jarid, Jarod, Jarrad, Jarrid, Jarrod, Jaryd, Jerad, Jerod, Jerrad and Jerrod.

Creative forms:
(male) Jored, Jured, ..

(female) Jenes, Jeredi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jered Ramon (J.R.), ..

How popular is Jered?

Jered is a rare first name for men. Jered is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jered entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #737 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jered name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jered outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jared (#340 in 2015), Jarrod (#1952), Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerrod, Jerad, Jaryd, Jarrad, Jarod, Jarred, Jarrid, Jarad and Jarid are the prominent related forms of Jered. Usage of these relations of Jered was widespread among parents in the year 1998 (adoption of 0.54%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.06%, 89.4%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jered, Jarad, Jared, Jarid, Jarod in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jarrad, Jarred, Jarrid, Jarrod, Jaryd in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jerad, Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerrod in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jared, Jarrod outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jered is alike in pronunciation to Gerred and Gyrd. Other recommended names are Edred, Evered, Fred, Gared, Hesed, Jareb, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren, Jed, Jedd, Jedrek, Jerae, Jerah, Jerald, Jeran, Jerard, Jere, Jereck, Jerek, Jerel, Jerell, Jereme, Jeremy, Jeren, Jereth, Jerett, Jeric, Jeriel, Jeril, Jerk, Jerker (see Eric), Jeroen, Jerold, Jeron, Jerre, Jerrel, Jerren, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jerri, Jerry, Jerryd (see Jerrod), Jervey, Jeryl, Jerzy, Jeven, Joed, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jurek, Meed, Meged, Osred, Reed and Zared. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jered.