Meaning and Origin of: Jaber

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Born in pain

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic jābir ‘comforter’, ‘healer’, ‘bone-setter’. Jābir ibn ‛Abdullah was one of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad. Jābir ibn Hayyān (c. 721–c. 815) is known as the father of Arabic alchemy.