Meaning and name origin
Job \job\ as a boy's name is pronounced johb. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Job is "persecuted". Biblical: a man called by God "blameless and upright". Job is proverbial as an example of patience under trial.
There is 1 feminine form of Job: Joby.
Job is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13253 out of 88799, Top 15%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Job for boys. Job has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).