Jared is a boy’s name of Hebrew origins meaning “he descends.” Jared was a prominent biblical figure who lived to the age of 962. His etymology derives from the root YRD, 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
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