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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.

There is 1 feminine form of Job: Joby.

Job is also pronounced similarly to Jeb. Other suggested similar baby names are Bob, Cob, Hob, Jo, Joe, Jon, Joop, Jove, Jovi and Rob.


Job is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13253 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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