Biblical place-name

Jericho Origin and Meaning

The name Jericho is a boy's name .

A biblical place name with trumpeting verve and strength.

Though rarely heard as a first name, Jericho has appeared in the titles of films, TV series, songs, bands, comics, and video games (Clive Barker's Jericho). It's perhaps these references that helped it enter the Top 1000 for the first time in 2013 -- as one of the year's fastest-rising names.

# 887 in the US

Jericho Rank in US Top 1000

# 358 on Nameberry

Jericho Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Jericho Popularity

Famous People Named Jericho

  • Chris Jerichoa WWE superstar
  • JerichoZimbabwean lion, brother of Cecil the Lion
  • Jericho BrownPulitzer Prize,winning poet

Jericho in Pop Culture

  • JerichoTV Series 2006,2008
  • Jericho "Action" Jacksonfrom TV show "Action Jackson"
  • Jerichoa town in California that was used in the pilot of Supernatural
  • Jericho WilsonTeen Titans superhero
  • Jericho Hudsonfrom movie "Shooting Gallery"
  • Jericho Jones from the book "The Diviners"
  • Jericho Roada gospel singing group
  • Jericho Barronsfrom Karen Marie Moning's Fever series
  • Jerichoan abandoned ship in Detroit that is a refuge for deviant androids in videogame "Detroit: Become Human"