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Meaning and name origin

Jethro \j(e)-th-ro\ as a boy's 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.


Jethro has 2 variant forms: Jeth and Jethroe.

There is 1 feminine form of Jethro: Jethra.


Jethro is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#63044 out of 88799, Top 71%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jethro for boys. Jethro has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jethro name in U.S.

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