Jethro: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jethro

Jethro

Pronunciation: JEHTH-roh (key)

Origin of the name Jethro:

Derived from the Hebrew Yitro, which is from yitro (abundance, excellence). The name is borne in the Bible by the father of Zipporah, the wife of Moses. In Britain the name was borne by the noted agriculturalist Jethro Tull (1674 - 1741), whose name was adopted in 1968 by the British rock band Jethro Tull.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Probably hasn't taken off because it's a Beverly Hillbilly name

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Jett, Ro-ro

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Famous real-life people named Jethro: | Edit

Jethro Cave - son of Nick Cave and a model
Jethro Burns - musician
Jethro Tull - an agriculturalist

Jethro in song, story & screen: | Edit

Jethro Bodeen of the Beverly Hillbillies
Jethro Tull- Band
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs - NCIS Goes by Jethro
Moses' father-in-law

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