"God is he"

Jehu Origin and Meaning

The name Jehu is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is he".

A rare Old Testament name that, although short, is resoundingly biblical. It belonged to name the tenth king of Israel, who seized power violently and reigned from about 841 to 814 BCE.

Jehu Mountain is a peak in the Catskills in New York State.

Famous People Named Jehu

  • Jehuson of Obed, father of Azariah, descendant of Judah (1 Chr. 2:28)
  • Jehuprince of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4: 35)
  • Jehu the Antothitefollower of David (1 Chr. 12:3)
  • Jehuson of Hanani, prophet (1 Kings 16:7)
  • Jehu EyreAmerican businessman and revolutionary
  • John "Jehu" Davis9th President of Delaware, USA
  • Jehu Femi Chesson IIAmerican NFL football player
  • Jehue GordonTrinidadian hurdler

Jehu in Pop Culture

  • Spanish pronunciation sounds like "KAYooh"