US Popularity:671
Meaning:Descending, descent
Jared is a boy’s name of Hebrew origins meaning “descending” or "descent." Jared was a prominent biblical figure who lived to the age of 962. His etymology derives from the root yéred, meaning “descend,” which is in keeping with the days of the angels descending to earth. The name is frequently used by fictional characters in TV and film, and real-life bearers of the name include Jared Leto and Jared Padalecki. An edgy name rooted in faith, Jared is a perfect choice.

Famous People Named Jared

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Jared Goff
    Football Player
  • Jared Kushner
    Husband of Ivanka Trump
  • Jared Leto
  • Jared Padalecki

Jared Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jared is currently #506 on The Bump
Boy:Jared is currently #143 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jared is currently #671 in U.S. births
Boy:Jared is currently #230 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 79
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 432, 439

  • Abarim Publications, Jared

  • Behind the Name, Jared, February 2020

  • Name Doctor, Jared

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