Jared is the kind of name that sounds like it was invented in modern times yet goes back a long ways (according to the Hebrew Bible, Jared was a close descendant of Adam). The name has an edge to it and no celebrity embodies edgy (and quirky) better than actor Jared Leto. After an on-and-off relationship with the baby-name charts for decades, Jared became super-trendy in the 1980s and '90s.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Jared GoffFootball Player
- Jared KushnerHusband of Ivanka Trump
- Jared LetoActor
- Jared PadaleckiActor
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Source: Social Security Administration
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