What does Job mean?
Job [job] as a boys' 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 1 feminine form: Joby.Kreatif forms:
(male) Jobah, Joban, ..
(female) Jobel, Joze, ..
How popular is Job?
Job is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#12542 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Job for boys. Job was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #1368 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is at #1841 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular variation forms of Job (#1841 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Joby and Jobe. These relations of Job were favored as baby names a decade ago and have remained as popular to this day.