Job Name Meaning and Origin

Job is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Hebrew’ origin. The baby name Job means “Tormented Or Oppressed”.


Job Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Hebrew”



Job is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “JOB”


Job Name Meaning:

Job is an English and Duth variant of the Hebrew name ‘Iyyobh’, which means ‘hated or persecuted’. It is a Biblical name, borne by the central figure of the ‘Book of Job’, who was a man of great faith but was put to test by God.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Jobey, Jobert, Joab, Joby, Jobie, Jobe


Famous people with this name:

Job, Biblical figure tested by God;

Saint Job of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox monk ;

Job Adriaenszoon Berckheyde, Dutch painter;

Jobe “Job” Charnock, administrator of the English East India Company; founder of Calcutta, India;

(Marius) Job Cohen, Dutch labor party leader and cabinet member;

Job Harriman, American socialist leader;

Job Mann, U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania;

Job ben Solomon (born Ayuba Suleiman Diallo), Senegalese-born author of one of the first American slave narratives;

Steve Jobs, founder of Apple




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