What does Job mean?
Job /job/ [1 syll.] 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: Jajob, Jobja, Jobje. [more]
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 popularity of Job for boys. Job has yet to make it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)