Meaning and Origin of: Jaber

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Born in pain

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.