What does Jupiter mean?
Jupiter [jupiter] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Jupiter is "father". From dyeu-pater. Roman mythology: the sky god equivalent to the Greek god Zeus. Lightning bolts were thought to be messages from Jupiter to mortals on earth.
Jupiter has 1 variant: Juppiter.
1 feminine form: Jovana.Creative forms:
(male) Jupier, Jupiper, ..
(female) Jupiet, Jupise, .. Middle name pairings:
Jupiter Martin (J.M.), ..
How popular is Jupiter?
Jupiter is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#29840 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Jovan (#1154 from current records) is the only prominent related form of Jupiter (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Jupiter reached its apex in 1998 (#647) and is somewhat lower today (#1154, ▼39.7%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Buster▼, Guenter, Gunter, Hunter▲, Javier, Joiner, Julien▲, Junior▼, Juniper, Juste, Justen, Napier, Rudiger, Rufiger (see Roger), Spider and Tupper. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jupiter.See names in meaning and etymology.