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Job

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Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: The Persecuted

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Job

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Job in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Job:

  • Records indicate that 6 boys in the United States have been named Job since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1891, when 6 people in the U.S. were given the name Job. Those people are now 125 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


     

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  • "I love this name. OUr 5 year old son is called Jobey and he thinks he has the coolest name in the world!" Apr. 9, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I can understand why people wouldn't like this name - poor Job in the Bible just couldn't catch a break, and the name means "persecuted." But I like it. It's got a familiar sound (like "Joe") but the B on the end makes it unique. I also think the story of Job is one of the most fascinating in the Bible. The chart cracks me up, though...1891 must have been a big year for Job. Six whole people got the name!" Apr. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate



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