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The name Jesus is of Greek origin, and means Jah is savior.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jesus 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 Jesus
Use of the Name Jesus for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
166,468 141,148 107,205 56,860 30,936 12,521 6,386
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jesus 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 Jesus
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188041318  
18816758  
188250314  
188354112  
188458711  
188551114  
188656212  
188744315  
188842320  
18896999  
18907039  
1891    
189266111  
189363411  
189457913  
189549717  
189643221  
189753515  
189846220  
189942120  
190029749  
190135527  
190246621  
190347820  
190429144  
190525459  
190631344  
190729253  
190825967  
190927268  
191028673  
191129879  
1912299145  
1913344145  
1914328194  
1915341242  
1916321270  
1917315292  
1918284362  
1919253438  
1920238529  
1921247517  
1922235558  
1923212604  
1924208662  
1925193721  
1926197712  
1927195731  
1928184773  
1929181764  
1930184753  
1931205627  
1932203629  
1933226512  
1934224534  
1935230503  
1936242467  
1937234506  
1938249475  
1939253457  
1940255465  
1941270444  
1942247534  
1943251557  
1944242557  
1945211663  
1946224702  
1947234753  
1948221845  
1949231782  
1950235780  
1951229819  
1952235804  
1953234839  
1954247780  
1955241845  
1956251815  
1957257856  
1958264862  
1959263922  
1960262916  
1961250970  
19622391,043  
19632411,000  
19642281,081  
19652291,014  
19662091,107  
19672031,138  
19681921,227  
19691911,401  
19701851,480  
19711711,577  
19721611,613  
19731421,731  
19741331,939  
19751341,916  
19761292,032  
19771322,034  
19781242,064  
19791132,360  
19801112,685  
19811082,751  
19821102,617  
19831082,501  
19841092,509  
19851092,669  
19861102,583  
19871062,775  
19881052,904  
19891033,283  
1990904,113  
1991804,588  
1992784,795  
1993804,666  
1994804,906  
1995764,903  
1996745,103  
1997715,158  
1998765,210  
1999705,550  
2000765,664  
2001666,404  
2002666,347  
2003676,135  
2004706,386  
Totals:  166,468 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jesus as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Jesus 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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