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Gender: Male Meaning of Jesus: "the Lord is salvation" Origin of Jesus: Hebrew Jesus's Popularity in 2017: #144

The name Jesus is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord is salvation". Jesus is ranked #144 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Christian Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Jesus -- pronounced hay-SOOS -- is used exclusively and extensively in the Latino community, and was recently publicized by Madonna's boytoy, Jesus Luz. 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 Christ, the son of God in Christianity
Jesús Navas, Spanish footballer
Jesús Manuel Corona, Mexican footballer
Jesús Vallejo, Spanish footballer
Jesús Alejandro Montero, Venezuelan baseball player
Jesús "Jess" Franco, Spanish film director
J. Jesús Blancornelas, Mexican journalist
Jesús Ángel García Bragado, Spanish race walker
Jesús Huerta de Soto, Spanish economist
Jesús Gámez, Spanish footballer
Jesús Mosterín, Spanish philosopher
Jesús Malverde (possibly born Jesús Juarez Mazo), Mexican folk hero
Jesus Luz, Brazilian male model

Pop Culture References for the name Jesus

Jesus Quintana, character in the film "The Big Lebowski"
Jesus Gutierrez; later Jesus Adams Foster, character on the TV show "The Fosters"
Jesus Velasquez, character in the TV show "True Blood"
Jesus "Soos" Ramirez, a main character in the Disney XD cartoon "Gravity Falls"
Jesus, a character on "The Walking Dead"
Jesus Jones, British rock band