Jared

Jared - A very unique male name



  Feb 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jared, meaning he descends, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1930 on position #1732. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jared and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jared? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jared. The baby boy name Jared was given to 1,163 baby boys in 2012, ranking #293 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,411 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jared peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1998 on position 51.



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Jared is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jared is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #139 - and is the least popular in South Carolina at position #512.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jared is where you live.


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Jared origin and meaning

Jared is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means he descends. To see famous people named Jared, pop culture references for the name Jared and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jared

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jared, sorted by popularity.

Jarrod / Jarrett / Jarred / Jarod / Jerrod / Jerod / Jordy / Jerad / Jered / Jarett /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012293
2011264
2010243
2009213
2008197
2007160
2006137
2005137
2004128
2003107
200284
200165
200056
199954
199851
199756
199664
199563
199463
199363
199267
199164
199063
198957
198860
198758
198658
198558
198459
198356
198254
198157
198061
197965
197872
197776
197690
197599
1974131
1973155
1972187
1971218
1970274
1969286
1968335
1967417
1966488
1965736
1964917
1963829
1962915
19611085
19601215
1959947
19581111
1957927
1956871
19551119
1954889
1953998
19521506
19511094
1950960
19491107
19481338
19471144
1946938
19451353
19441359
1943959
19421239
1941874
19391095
19381123
19371252
19361568
19301732

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana139
Utah155
Rhode Island167
Idaho169
New Mexico176
Alaska188
New Hampshire201
New Jersey204
Massachusetts213
Delaware218
Nevada221
New York246
California247
Pennsylvania257
Texas263
Arkansas266
Kentucky274
Oklahoma277
Oregon280
Arizona287
Indiana290
Georgia294
Colorado298
Louisiana300
Tennessee301
Mississippi306
Minnesota314
Wisconsin315
North Carolina319
Maryland323
Virginia332
Iowa334
Ohio358
Washington360
Alabama361
Kansas364
Florida365
Missouri374
Michigan376
Illinois413
Connecticut492
South Carolina512

Even more about Jared


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jared a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jared?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1998
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jared
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,411
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1930
2012 births +1,163

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