Jason: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jason

Derived from the Greek name Iason, meaning “to heal.” You probably know at least one Jason, since it was in the top three most popular names for the entire decade of the 1970s. It has since been surpassed by its diminutive, Jace, and soundalike names like Mason — but it’s still holding strong in the top 100.

Nicknames:

Jay, Jace.

Famous people named Jason:

Actors Jason Bateman, Jason Momoa, Jason Robards, and Jason Alexander; singer Jason Aldean.

Fun fact:

If you abbreviate July, August, September, October, and November, guess what it spells? J-A-S-O-N. So Jasons can find their name on literally every calendar.

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