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What does Jerusha mean?

Jerusha Pronunciation of Jerusha as a girls' name is pronounced je-ROO-shah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jerusha is "married, a possession". Biblical: the wife of King Uzziah. Used by the Puritans and revived somewhat in the 19th century. Literary: James Michener used the name for the missionary heroine in his novel "Hawaii". Also form of Gerusha.


ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, king (queen), puritans, 19th century, heroine


VARIANTS Jarusha, Jeruscha, Jerushah

SEE ALSO Yerusha



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How popular is Jerusha?

Jerusha is an unusual first name for females. Jerusha is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jerusha reached its peak rank of #1943 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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