Jesus Name Meaning

Spanish ((de) Jesús) and Portuguese: either from the personal name Jesú, taken in honor of Christ, or from a short form of compound name composed of a personal name + de Jesús. The name Jesus is from the Greek form, Iesous, of Aramaic Yeshua, from Hebrew Yoshua, a byform of Yehoshuah (English Joshua) ‘may Jehovah help him’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jesse, Ness, Hess, Bess, Remus, Gess, Ress, Debus, Jeffs, Deus

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Jesus Family Origin

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Jesus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Miner

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jesus. A less common occupation for the Jesus family was Carpenter. The most common Jesus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Jesus's were Farmers.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Jesus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jesus in 1951 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jesus

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