Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. jə-BAHR-ee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "almighty, powerful" in Swahili, ultimately from Arabic جبّار (jabbar). It started to be used by African-American parents after it was featured in a 1973 nation-wide newspaper article about African baby names [1].

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesJabbar(Arabic)



Sources & References

Entry added December 7, 2022