"the Lord is salvation"

Jesus Origin and Meaning

The name Jesus is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord is salvation".

Jesus -- pronounced hay-SOOS -- is used exclusively and extensively among Spanish speakers, though JEE-zus as in the first name of Christ is never used in the Anglophone world. Jesus Quintana was a character in The Big Lebowski and Jesus Velasquez appeared on True Blood.

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Famous People Named Jesus

  • Jesus Christthe son of God in Christianity
  • Jesús NavasSpanish footballer
  • Jesús Manuel CoronaMexican footballer
  • Jesús VallejoSpanish footballer
  • Jesús Alejandro MonteroVenezuelan baseball player
  • Jesús "Jess" FrancoSpanish film director
  • J. Jesús BlancornelasMexican journalist
  • Jesús Ángel García BragadoSpanish race walker
  • Jesús Huerta de SotoSpanish economist
  • Jesús GámezSpanish footballer
  • Jesús MosterínSpanish philosopher
  • Jesús Malverde (possibly born Jesús Juarez Mazo)Mexican folk hero
  • Jesus LuzBrazilian male model

Jesus in Pop Culture

  • Jesus Christthe son of God in Christianity
  • Jesus Quintanacharacter in the film "The Big Lebowski"
  • Jesus Gutierrez; later Jesus Adams Fostercharacter on the TV show "The Fosters"
  • Jesus Velasquezcharacter in the TV show "True Blood"
  • Jesus "Soos" Ramireza main character in the Disney XD cartoon "Gravity Falls"
  • Jesusa character on "The Walking Dead"
  • Jesus JonesBritish rock band

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