Gender Masculine
Scripts אִיּוֹב(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈd͡ʒoʊb/(English) /ʒɔb/(French) /ˈjɔp/(Dutch)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name אִיּוֹב ('Iyyov), which means "persecuted, hated". In the Book of Job in the Old Testament he is a righteous man who is tested by God, enduring many tragedies and hardships while struggling to remain faithful.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAyoub, Ayyub(Arabic) Hiob(Biblical German) Iob(Biblical Greek) 'Iyyov(Biblical Hebrew) Giobbe(Biblical Italian) Iob(Biblical Latin) Joby(English) Ayuba(Hausa) Iyov(Hebrew) Ayoub(Persian) Eyüp(Turkish)
User SubmissionsJób, Job


People think this name is

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Name Days

Croatia: May 10
Poland: May 9


Entry updated June 13, 2019