Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #305 in 2013 and #296 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Classical Hebrew יֶרֶד ‎(yéred). Often explained as deriving from the root י־ר־ד ‎(y-r-d), which forms words relating to descending; some interpret the Book of Enoch as suggesting that the Jared in the Bible was so named because it was in his time that two hundred angels descended from Heaven to Mount Hermon. Alternatively, sometimes explained as deriving from the root ר־ד־ה ‎(r-d-), which forms words relating to ruling.


-(biblical character) A man mentioned in the (w Book of Genesis), a descendant of Adam and of Seth, the father of Enoch, an ancestor of Noah.

-(Mormonism) The ancestor of the Jaredites in the Book of Mormon.

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-) of Biblical origin; rare in the English-spesimilarg world until the 1960s.