Jayson

Jayson - A very unique male name



  Apr 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jayson, meaning to heal, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1949 on position #1635. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jayson and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jayson? 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 Jayson. The baby boy name Jayson was given to 774 baby boys in 2012, ranking #374 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,120 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jayson peaked in popularity 38 years ago in 1979 on position 281.



Famous with this name

Jayson Rothwell
Jayson Johnson
Jayson Stark


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Jayson is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jayson is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #148 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #770.

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 Jayson is where you live.


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Jayson origin and meaning

Jayson is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means to heal. To see famous people named Jayson, pop culture references for the name Jayson and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jayson

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

John / Jason / Juan / Johnny / Jimmy / Jackson / Jon / Jim / Jimmie / Johnnie /

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
2012374
2011352
2010337
2009346
2008343
2007353
2006350
2005331
2004319
2003328
2002332
2001354
2000370
1999361
1998361
1997422
1996461
1995493
1994501
1993535
1992505
1991512
1990506
1989484
1988468
1987440
1986384
1985356
1984376
1983358
1982330
1981334
1980317
1979281
1978303
1977298
1976298
1975305
1974297
1973304
1972365
1971394
1970416
1969506
1968717
1967719
1966774
1965854
19641286
19631031
19621515
19611299
19601251
19591047
19581660
19571326
19561506
19491635

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia148
New Jersey189
Nevada211
Maine219
Massachusetts242
New York267
Florida276
Idaho297
Pennsylvania312
California320
Mississippi321
Connecticut326
Maryland351
Nebraska368
South Carolina373
Arizona379
Texas390
North Carolina393
Missouri399
Utah401
Ohio425
Tennessee427
Colorado454
Illinois462
Oregon464
Virginia470
Michigan477
Wisconsin509
Georgia510
Alabama526
Kentucky538
Washington555
Indiana585
Oklahoma648
Minnesota729
Louisiana770

Even more about Jayson


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 Jayson 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 Jayson?

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
1979
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jayson
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,120
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1949
2012 births +774

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