What does Jethro mean?
Jethro [jethro] as a boys' name is pronounced JETH-roh. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jethro is "eminent". Biblical: a priest or prince of Midian who gave his daughter Zipporah in marriage to Moses. Rock group Jethro Tull.
1 feminine form: Jethra.Creative forms:
(male) Jether, Jothro, ..
(female) Jethja, Jethna, .. Middle name pairings:
Jethro Shiloh (J.S.), ..
How popular is Jethro?
Jethro is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jethro was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1215 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is presently at #1475. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
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