Jason: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jason
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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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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J / Jay
Jase / Jace,
Jasey / Jacey
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Greek mythological hero.
"Healer" - Greek
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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
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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