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.
1 feminine form: Joby.Creative forms:
(male) Jobah, Jobro, ..
(female) Jobbi, Joco, .. Middle name pairings:
Job Reed (J.R.), ..
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)
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 #1749 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Job (#1749 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Joby and Jobe. These relations of Job were favored as baby names in 2015.