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Jasper

Gender: Boy Meaning: Treasurer Origin: Persian Pronunciation: JASS per Related Names: Jaspar

Jasper: Popularity

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129th most popular boys name in the UK

482 recorded births
in 2012

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Additional information about the name Jasper:

Jasper is the modern English form of the name used by one of the three wise men (or Magi) who brought gifts to Jesus Christ at his birth. While the name does not appear in the Bible, it was first cited in Medieval tradition. The name is Persian in origin, and has the meaning 'treasurer', aligning with the connection to the three Magi. In Victorian times, the name was commonly used in pantomime for the villain or antagonist. Well-known bearers of the name Jasper include comedian Jasper Carrott and clothing designer Jasper Conran.

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