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Gender: M Origin of Jericho: Biblical place-name Jericho's Popularity in 2016: #932

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.

Famous People Named Jericho

Chris Jericho, a WWE superstar
Jericho, Zimbabwean lion, brother of Cecil the Lion

Pop Culture References for the name Jericho

Jericho, TV Series 2006-2008
Jericho "Action" Jackson, from TV show "Action Jackson"
Jericho, a town in California that was used in the pilot of Supernatural
Jericho Wilson, Teen Titans superhero
Jericho Hudson, from movie "Shooting Gallery"
Jericho Jones from the book "The Diviners"
Jericho Road, a gospel singing group
Jericho Barrons, from Karen Marie Moning's Fever series

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