Home > Jesus Names

Boy Names associated with Jesus

SEARCH "JESUS"

Names may be associated with a word, eg. Raven is associated with "dark" but does not mean "dark".

Jesus baby names and what they mean, for jesus, christ, messiah, savior, with 58 results. These boy names reached the top of their popularity a century ago (USAGE OF 16.6%) and are now much less common (USAGE 5.6%, 66% LESS), with names such as Victor becoming less stylish. The more fashionable birth names here are Connor (#54), Emmanuel (#157), Justus (#919), Luke (#29) and Shiloh (#871), while Connour (TOP 61%) and Shilow (94%) are popular surnames.

Jesus names

Alpha - Gilchrist | Gillies - Matthew | Melchior - Zaccheus

Alpha - Gilchrist

Alpha

Alpha
.. Jesus says in the Book of .. Alpha (TOP 34%), like Atha (TOP 12%), Acha (40%), is a common -ha suffix surname. [Alfa]

Arni
An ancestor of Jesus. Arti is a marginally favored birth name. See also Arun.

Balthasar
.. to the baby Jesus, though they .. Balto and variants are hardly found as masculine names. [Belshazzar, Balto, Balthazaar, Baldassare, .. 4 more]

Baptist
.. the Baptist baptized Jesus with water .. Baptist, Babtysta, etc. are not in the Top 2000. [Bautista, .. 4 more]

Cailean
.. Crisdean does to Christ and Moirean .. Unusual as birth names, but Cailean and Cailin are comparable to the more popular Callan. [Cailin]

Candelario

Candelario
.. took the baby Jesus to be .. Fairly scarce as a children's name, Candelario is used more frequently as a last name. [Candelero, Candelerio, .. 2 more]

Caspar
.. afar to find the baby Jesus .. Not frequently used as a baby name, Caspar is found more conventionally as a surname. [Kaspar, Gaspar, .. 6 more]

Cephas

Cephas
What Jesus called his apostle Simon .. Fairly unusual as a boys' name, Cephas is found more frequently as a surname.

Chris

Chris
From Greek language. "Bearing Christ." Cris and variants rose in popularity during 1960-1969 and are now less common, with Chris becoming somewhat outmoded. Short form of Christopher and Christian .. [Kris, Cris, .. 1 more]

Christian

Christian
Source fr. Latin language. "Follower of Christ." Christian, Christie, Cristian and Kris are widely used as variations. .. The name of Christ is from .. [Krystiano, Kris, Criston, Christer, Christan, Chrestien, .. 20 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jesus names: Alpha, Candelario, Cephas, Chris, Christian

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jesus names: Christie, Christopher, Connor, Cristian, Cristofer

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jesus names: Emmanuel, Gabriel

Christie

Christie
Based on Scottish, Irish, Greek. "Bearing Christ." Somewhat unconventional as a birth name, existing more commonly as a last name. Pet form of Christopher in Scotland .. [Christy]

Christmas
.. the holiday (meaning "Christ festival") used .. Adoption of Christmas and Noel as baby names in 2016 was down 0.7% compared to 2015. [Noel]

Christopher

Christopher
Origin fr. Greek element. "Bearing Christ." Very prominent boys' name (#36 IN RECENT RANKINGS) which also occurs somewhat regularly as a surname. .. whom he discovered was actually Christ .. [Topher, Kristofer, Kriss, Kitt, Cristobal, Christophe, Christoforus, Christoforo, Christoffer, Christofer, .. 22 more]

Connor

Connor
.. lived at the time of Christ .. Connor has gained in popularity as a boys' name since 1880-1889. [Konnor, Conn, .. 2 more]

Cristian

Cristian
Derivative of Latin element. "Follower of Christ." Usage of Cristian and Chrystian as baby names in 2016 was down 56.3% compared to 2006. See also Christian. [Chrystian]

Cristofer

Cristofer
Source fr. Greek. "Bearing Christ." Cristofer and variants became less popular last year, dropping -86 rankings as birth names with Cristopher leading the fall. Spanish form of Christopher. [Cristoval, Cristofor, .. 1 more]

Emmanuel

Emmanuel
.. name title for the promised Messiah .. Adoption of Emmanuel, Eman, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was 2.5% less than a year ago. [Manuelo, Manoel, Manny, Mannie, Emmonuel, Emanuel, Eman, .. 16 more]

Fadi
Root fr. Arabic language. "Savior." Fadil (TOP 85%), Fazi (76%) are popular last names. See also Gadi. A term used by Arabic Christians ..

Gabriel

Gabriel
.. to announce the birth of Jesus .. In favor as a boys' name (#25 IN LATEST RANKINGS), Gabriel also occurs often as a surname. [Jibril, Gaby, Gabriele, Gabor, Gabbie, .. 16 more]

Gilchrist
Root fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Christ's servant." Not in Top 2000. [Gillchrist]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Jesus names [and variants] for boys.

1. Alpha - Gilchrist
Alpha [Alfa], Arni, Balthasar [Balto, Baltazar, Balthazar, Belshazzar, Balthazaar, Balthasaar, ..], Baptist [Bautista, Battiste, Battista, Baptiste, Babtysta], Cailean [Cailin], Candelario [Candelero, Candelaro, Candelerio, Candelareo], Caspar [Kaspar, Jasper, Gasper, Gaspar, Gasparo, Gaspard, ..], Cephas, Chris [Kris, Cris, Chriss], Christian [Kris, Kristo, Krister, Krystian, Kristian, Krystiano, ..], Christie [Christy], Christmas [Noel], Christopher [Tobal, Topher, Stoffel, Kristos, Krzysztof, Kristoforos, ..], Connor [Conn, Conor, Konnor, Conner], Cristian [Chrystian], Cristofer [Cristoval, Cristofor, Cristopher], Emmanuel [Manuel, Manual, Manolo, Manola, Manuelo, Manuela, ..], Fadi, Gabriel [Gay, Jibril, Jabril, Gavril, Gavrilo, Gavriel, ..], Gilchrist [Gillchrist]


Gillies [Gilles, Gillis, Gilliss, Ghilles, Ghillies], Jairus [Jair, Jairo], James [Jim, Jimmy, Jimbo, Jemmy, Seamus, Jimmie, ..], Janna [Jannai], Jared [Jerod, Jered, Jerad, Jerrod, Jerred, Jerrad, ..], Jesus [Jesous], John [Zane, Yanno, Yanni, Vanya, Vanko, Vanek, ..], Joseph [Yusup, Yusuf, Yusif, Yuszef, Yussuf, Yousef, ..], Justus [Justis], Kenan [Kain, Keenan], Kester, Kit [Kitt], Kristian [Krist, Kristan, Kristien], Kristopher [Krystof, Krzysztof, Kristofor, Krystopher, Kristophor, Kristoffer, ..], Lazarus [Lazer, Lazear, Lazaro, Lazare, Lazzaro, Lazarillo, ..], Luke [Luck, Lukas, Lucky, Lucio, Lukacs, Lucius, ..], Maccabee [Makabee, Macabee], Magus, Mark [Marq, Marque, Markus, Markov, Marquus, Marques, ..], Matthew [Matz, Matty, Matyas, Matvey, Mattie, Mattieu, ..]


Melchior [Melker, Melkior, Malkior, Malchior], Moses [Moss, Mozes, Mosie, Moyses, Mosiah, ..], Moss, Natal [Nataly, Natale, Natalio, Natalino], Nazaire [Nazor, Nazaro, Nazario, Nasareo, Nazarius, Nasarrio], Nyree, Percival [Percy, Percey, Purcell, Perceval, Percivall, Percevall, ..], Perfecto, Peter [Piet, Pyotr, Piotr, Pietro, Pieter, Pierre, ..], Ram [Rahm, Rama, Ramos], Regis, Salvador [Sal, Sauveur, Salvino, Salvidor, Salvator, Salvatore], Seneca, Shiloh [Shilo, Shylo, Shyloh], Simeon [Sima, Simyon, Shimon], Uziah [Uzziah], Victor [Vitor, Vidor, Viktor, Vitorio, Vittorio, Vittorios, ..], Zaccheus [Zacheus, Zachaios, Zacchaeus]

Usage comparison for Jesus names

[Top]