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What does Job mean?

Job Pronunciation of 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.

STARTS WITH Jo-

ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, upright (just)

Variations

VARIANTS Joab, Jobe, Joby

FEMININE FORM Joby

CREATIVE FORMS
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MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Job Demari (J.D.), ..

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 #1874 presently. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Job name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Job outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Job (#1874 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) rated in the Top 2000 are Jobe and Joby. These relations of Job were favored as baby names less than a decade ago and have remained as popular to this day.



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Job, Jobe, Joby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Job and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Job is pronounced similarly to Jeb. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bob, Cob, Hob, Jo, Joe, Jon and Rob. These names tend to be more frequently used than Job.


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