Meaning and Origin of: Jesus

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : God will help

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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, Iēsous, of Aramaic Yeshua, from Hebrew Yoshua, a byform of Yehoshuah (English Joshua) ‘may Jehovah help him’.