Jason Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jason:
The English cognate of the Latin and Greek Iāson (healer), a name derived from iasthai (to heal). Popularly bestowed in the U.S., the name Jason is borne in Greek Myth by a prince who led the Argo-nauts. Var: Jayson.
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Jason is an extremely handsome, cute,classic, popular, masculine name for a baby boy.
In the 70's there was the Jason craze.
Jason, JOnas and Sonja are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters
If you take the first letters of the months July through November it's spells Jason so we're on every calander
I babysit a 5 year old named Jason Paal. I think the name Jason is bold and works for a little kid and a grown adult. His brother is Max.
When somebody barfs: Hasten, Jason, bring the basin! Oop, slop, bring the mop!
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We named our son Jason, born 2008, because we haven't heard it used lately even though it used to be quite popular. That makes it an easily identifiable name where spelling is not an issue. Chances are slim that he'll meet other Jasons when he starts school.
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Jay, JJ, Jaz, Jacky, Jassie, Jasey, Jase, Jace, Jasey, Jacey, Sonny, Sparky, Superman
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He that cures.
He that cures.
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Jason Aldean, American country singer
Jason Alexander, American actor
Jason Bateman, American actor
Jason Dohring, American actor
Jason Momoa, American actor
Jason Mraz, Amerian singer
Jason O'Mara, Irish actor
Jason Segel, American actor
Jason Earles American actor
Jason Duggar, reality TV show "19 Kids & Counting"
Jason Griffith, Voice actor for Sonic The Hedgehog
Jason Mewes, American Actor
Jason Biggs, American Actor
Jason Anthony Maggott, South African Model
Jason Wade, American singer
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Jason Bourne, character in the Bourne series of movies and books.
Jason, the Red Ranger in the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers television show.
Jason Walton, from "The Waltons" TV series.
"Jason" sung by Sufjan Stevens
Jason Grace, son of Jupiter, from the series The Heroes of Olympus
Jason Todd - DC Comics - Former Robin, now goes by Red Hood
Jason DiLaurentis - A character in the abc TV show, Pretty Little Liars
In Greek mythology, Jason was the leader of the group of warrior heroes called the Argonauts.
Jason Voorhees- Friday the 13th
Jason Wyngarde, a supervillain by the name of Mastermind from the X-Men comics