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The name Jason is of Greek origin, and means healer.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jason has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jason
Use of the Name Jason for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
944,481 939,014 431,761 93,617 48,475 18,695 8,950
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jason has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jason
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188038620  
188135522  
188240620  
188350613  
188435625  
188546816  
188638821  
188747214  
188840821  
188943818  
189058012  
189146215  
189250616  
18938008  
189438224  
189540323  
18968019  
189762812  
189849718  
1899    
190066315  
190170610  
190260214  
190363513  
190474211  
190572512  
190663115  
19079649  
190891510  
190973615  
191057625  
191161825  
191264543  
191368644  
191466559  
191566178  
191664583  
191761693  
1918610102  
191969881  
192074977  
192166296  
192265896  
1923636102  
1924628105  
1925598111  
1926623101  
192764696  
192867788  
1929533120  
1930587105  
193165983  
193260895  
193364881  
193463291  
193565184  
193658797  
193766082  
193862391  
193970472  
194060696  
194167882  
1942571118  
1943538136  
1944567116  
1945555117  
1946594117  
1947583135  
1948491180  
1949454216  
1950462208  
1951484194  
1952476214  
1953423274  
1954410307  
1955364397  
1956353437  
1957366439  
1958312591  
1959291723  
1960259939  
19612421,059  
19622131,303  
19631961,507  
19641552,106  
19651112,893  
1966893,761  
1967545,329  
1968477,144  
19692516,467  
19701327,230  
1971834,136869154
1972737,403697209
1973346,607665223
1974254,688593267
1975252,100561302
1976252,600567292
1977255,564563312
1978251,529582294
1979350,301593304
1980348,110602307
1981441,851703239
1982440,548650274
1983735,081696244
19841129,930780206
19851426,004870184
19861822,367971162
19872319,331  
19882715,880  
19893512,610  
19904710,675  
1991499,375  
1992469,228  
1993458,626  
1994468,528  
1995419,001  
1996418,684  
1997418,736  
1998409,375  
1999409,346  
2000399,747  
20014110,124  
2002429,909  
2003429,745  
2004478,950  
Totals:  944,481 3,973

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jason as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Jason appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 124 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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