Jason

Gender:boy

Meaning:healer

Origin:Greek

Pronunciation:jay sun

Variations:Jayson, Jaison

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Jason is a traditional name that will always be popular with parents the world over and is a great choice for any baby boy.

Detailed Meaning

Jason comes from the Greek name ‘Iason’, borne by mythological hero and leader of the Argonauts, who sailed to Colchis to discover the golden fleece. Jason of the Argonauts fell in love with sorceress Medea during this adventure, but was later killed by a falling timber beam from his ship the Argo. The name comes from the Greek word ‘iasthai,’ ‘to heal.’

Famous People With This Name

Jason Manford is a English Comedian. Jason Derulo is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. Jason Watkins is a British actor best known for his role in the television show, “Being Human.”

Possible Nicknames

A possible nickname for Jason is Jace/Jayce.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Jaison and Jayson.

Stories Featuring This Name

Jason Grace is a main character from the “The Heroes of Olympus” book series by Rick Riordan. Jason Bourne is a fictional character from Robert Ludlum’s “Bourne” series that has also been made into a films. Jason DiLaurentis is a character from the television show “Pretty Little Liars.”

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