US Popularity:1800
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:City of the moon; Fragrant
Jericho is a gender-neutral name of Arabic and Hebrew origin. In Arabic this name translates to “city of the moon,” while in Hebrew it means "fragrant." Jericho also has a wealth of historic roots. For instance, in the Hebrew Bible, the Book of Joshua tells the story of the Battle of Jericho. Jericho has maintained its endurance as a given name throughout centuries, owing to its timeless edge and gender-neutral usage. Thrumming with vitality, this name is sure to inspire strength in baby throughout their life.

Jericho Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jericho is currently #583 on The Bump
Boy:Jericho is currently #339 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Jericho is currently #419 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jericho is currently #1800 in U.S. births
Boy:Jericho is currently #887 in U.S. births
Girl:Jericho is currently #8653 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1547
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 121

  • Behind the Name, Jericho, December 2022

  • Name Doctor, Jericho

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