Jason
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
JAY-sən
Meaning
A person who heals
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Jason originates in Greek language and means "a person who heals". In Greek mythology, Jason was a famous Thessalian hero and he led the Argonauts in the quest for the Golden Fleece. In the Bible, Jason’s house was used as Saint Paul’s and Silas’s refuge. As a masculine given name it became popular in the 1940s and its popularity has been rising ever since.

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Jason Alexander - actor
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Jason Giambi - baseball player
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Jason Priestley - actor
Jason Allen - golfer
Jason Avant - football player
Jason Bates - baseball player
Jason Jones - actor, comedian

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