Jared - boys name

Jared name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Jared name meaning:

The name Jared is of Hebrew origin and has a rich biblical history. In Hebrew, Jared translates to "he who descended" or "he who shall rule." The name is derived from the biblical figure Enoch's son, as mentioned in the Book of Genesis. According to the Bible, Jared lived for 962 years, making him one of the longest-living patriarchs. This longevity may symbolize strength, endurance, and wisdom associated with the name Jared.

As a name, Jared has been in use for centuries and is considered both classical and timeless. It gained popularity in the United States during the 20th century and remains a familiar choice for parents today. Individuals named Jared are often described as intelligent, creative, and independent. The name also carries connotations of leadership and confidence.

Overall, the name Jared embodies a sense of ancient biblical heritage and resilience. It carries a strong and masculine sound while representing virtues of wisdom, endurance, and leadership.

Origin: Hebrew

One who rules.

Related names

Jared , Jarrett, Jered

Other boys names beginning with J


Overall UK ranking: 1078 out of 4789

26 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Jared

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