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Jesus Name Meaning
Spanish ((de) Jesús) and Portuguese: either from the personal name Jesú, taken in honor of Christ, or from a short form of compound name composed of a personal name + de Jesús. The name Jesus is from the Greek form, Iesous, of Aramaic Yeshua, from Hebrew Yoshua, a byform of Yehoshuah (English Joshua) ‘may Jehovah help him’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Jesus Families

  • Number of Jesus families
     63 - 124
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jesus families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Jesus last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Jesus Immigration Information

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Jesus Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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