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Job 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.
Job has 3 variant forms: Joab, Jobe and Joby.
Baby names that sound like Job are Jeb, Ab, Eb, Gib, Ib, Joop and Web.
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Popularity of Job
Job is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13253 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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