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What does Jericho mean?

Jericho Pronunciation of Jericho as a boys' name is pronounced JARE-a-koh. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Jericho is "city of the moon". Biblical: a city in Canaan destroyed when its walls fell down.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, moon, biblical


VARIANTS Jericko, Jerico, Jerrico, Jherico



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How popular is Jericho?

Jericho is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#88461 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jericho entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex position of #932 in the U.S. in the year 2016, and is at #959 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other popular related form of Jericho (#959 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) is Jerico. Adoption of these forms of Jericho is more pronounced presently (AVERAGE #1479). Jericho has generally been the top pick of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jericho, Jerico in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Anicho, Emicho, Jediah, Jedrick, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jerah, Jeraldo (see Jerald), Jerardo, Jereck, Jereth, Jeriah, Jeric, Jerick, Jeriel, Jeril, Jeromo, Jerrah, Jerric, Jerrick and Jesiah. Like Jericho, these names are not commonly used.

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