Infographic of Job name meaning, which is “The persecuted one,” from the Hebrew. In the Bible, a man who retained his faith in God, in spite of much suffering.
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Job Name Popularity

How popular is the name Job? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 1,715 5 0.0004%
1973 1,426 8 0.0006%
1974 1,214 16 0.0012%
1975 1,482 9 0.0007%
1976 1,648 7 0.0005%
1977 0 0%
1978 1,391 13 0.001%
1979 1,898 5 0.0004%
1980 0 0%
1981 1,655 9 0.0006%
1982 1,466 13 0.0009%
1983 1,368 16 0.0011%
1984 2,118 5 0.0003%
1985 1,878 7 0.0005%
1986 1,766 9 0.0006%
1987 1,375 20 0.0013%
1988 2,009 7 0.0004%
1989 1,529 19 0.0012%
1990 2,002 10 0.0006%
1991 1,760 15 0.0009%
1992 1,592 21 0.0013%
1993 1,553 21 0.0013%
1994 2,262 7 0.0005%
1995 1,581 22 0.0015%
1996 1,434 30 0.002%
1997 1,427 32 0.0022%
1998 1,586 26 0.0017%
1999 1,407 38 0.0025%
2000 1,531 32 0.0021%
2001 1,644 27 0.0018%
2002 1,563 33 0.0022%
2003 1,531 36 0.0024%
2004 1,625 34 0.0022%
2005 1,696 31 0.002%
2006 1,691 34 0.0022%
2007 2,142 17 0.0011%
2008 1,936 23 0.0015%
2009 2,372 11 0.0007%
2010 1,807 27 0.0019%
2011 1,719 30 0.0021%
2012 1,767 28 0.002%
2013 1,814 25 0.0018%
2014 1,827 26 0.0018%
2015 1,599 41 0.0028%
2016 1,690 33 0.0023%
2017 2,014 17 0.0012%
2018 1,871 22 0.0016%
2019 2,113 14 0.001%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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What names are variants of Job?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Job.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Joab

Praise Jehovah

Hebrew

Jobe

Persecuted

Hebrew

Joby

Persecuted

Hebrew


What names sound like Job?

If you like how Job sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Job.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ab

Stern, somber; father; father, priest; servant; noble strength; father of light; father of a multitude (of nations)

Hebrew

Eb

Father of light; stone of help

Hebrew

Gib

Bright promise

French

Ib

Baal's pledge

Danish

Jeb
Joop

Jehovah increases

Hebrew

Web

Weaver

English


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1 Comment

  1. My close friend had made the suggestion and I fell in love with the name. Before he was born I knew this going be great name for him because we had alot compilations with the pregnancy, but God got us through it and after cesection. God has help keep Job strong and safe. I also love the book of Job out bible why it was great name to fit my son.


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