Gender: Male Meaning of Jubal: "ram's horn" Origin of Jubal: Latin

Jubal Origin and Meaning

The name Jubal is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "ram's horn".

This unusual name might be a possibility for musical families: Jubal was credited in Genesis with the invention of the lyre, flute, harp, and organ. It also has a jubilant feel through its sound and meaning, and has had some southern popularity via Confederate general Jubal Anderson Early. George Eliot wrote a poem called The Legend of Jubal.

There have been a few Jubals in contemporary culture as well: Jubal Harshaw in Robert A. Heinlein's sci-fi classic Stranger in a Strange Land and Jubal Early in Joss Whedon's TV cult favorite,Firefly.

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I don’t really like this name. I’d much rather call my child Jubilant, since it’s much brighter.