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Origin and popularity of the name JESUS


Jesus : Spanish (Jesús) and Portuguese: either from a personal name taken in honor of Jesus Christ in Christianity the divine son of God the Father (see Christ 1) or from a short form of any compound name composed of any 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) ‘God is salvation’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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