Jasper Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \jas-pur\
Number in U.S 👶 46,000
Rate in 2021 249
Numerology 🔢 6
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Jasper Name Meaning

Jasper is the English version of Caspar. Caspar is a character in Bible. Caspar was a Magi who visited Jesus after his birth and gave him than incense. The name of Casper and his other companions isn't mentioned in the Bible but the name is given in other texts and accounts of the incident. Etymologically, Caspar comes from the Persian word Gaspar for ‘treasurer, or treasure bringer’ which is compatible with the fact that Caspar brought some gifts for Jesus. In another hypothesis, Jasper is an English word for the reddish gemstone. If we follow the history of this word, we will reach another Persian word which is yašp. Yašp means ‘spotted or freckled stone’.


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What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name him Jasper?

As a name, Jasper suggests that you let go of your wants and desire to help others reach theirs. You have a very balanced character. You can be very creative. You like to volunteer in civil projects and pay your debt to society. You listen to others and that's why they tell you about their problem and seek your advice.

You are always trying to love and help the people who are around you. As a person, you respect and abide by your family values. Sometimes you even neglect yourself to help others. You are very good at giving good advice to others. Sometimes, you can be shy about showing your artistic aspects. People recognize and appreciate the love that you give them.

You value justice and want everything to be in its rightful place and balance. Being a good friend to others makes you happy and gives you comfort. Idealistically you would like to lead others, not follow them.

How do people react to you?

When people hear this name, they think of you as someone impressive, elegant, and from a higher social class. You have some qualities that are common among actors, dancers, and performers. You have a confident character and people like it. Unfortunately, some other people get jealous of you. Idealistically, you would like to work on large-scale projects and avoid working on jobs that require one on one communication.

People view this name as nerdy, strong, and refined.


Jasper has traditionally been very popular in England and Australia but its popularity is at moderate levels in America. It has never entered the Top 100 most popular names, but it has always been present in the charts regardless.

Two things should be noted about Jasper. One, it is very similar to Casper who was a famous ghost in a movie. Two, it is commonly used as a pet name, so if it bothers you that you share a name with a puppy, you should avoid this name. Generally speaking, Jasper is more “cute” than manly and masculine.

Here are some famous people named Jasper:

Jasper "Jack" Daniel (whiskey maker)
Jasper Johns (artist)
Jasper Carrott (English comedian)


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07/22/2023 07:35:02

i actually really do love this name! It's unique, but not too out there. i love it !

07/05/2023 07:57:36

Jasper is a cool name and great for nicknames - I have been called Jazzrag for years!!! Great website btw

05/26/2023 12:31:38

This is my son's name. We loved the meaning and the'spelling (because it was a unique name for our common last name). It is always spelled and pronounced incorrectly. We pronounce it, as it is spelled "Kay-Din". I find that people in our part of the country think it is the'same as Cayden (a variation of Aiden). Kadin & Cayden have two different meanings.

05/03/2023 08:47:00

Jasper makes me think of a dog or a weird old man

03/08/2023 02:39:28

my bestfriends name is jasper and he absaoulutly loves it he middle name is finley. jasper finley:) <3

02/16/2023 12:43:46

The name is very cute and I really appreciate it! I want to know its meaning!

01/21/2023 11:55:18

This is the name of my husband forever! I love him and he loves me the same. I dont know what i would do without him!

01/08/2023 12:23:58

my name is jasper and people think its a great name buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuut make sure that you kid grows up to be an emo not a chav

11/13/2022 02:44:50

i love this name but alot of young people think its from twilight when'they here it which does put me off but i still do love this name

03/07/2022 02:31:30

I love this name, if I ever have another'son I hope to use it. Jasper Leo.

09/11/2021 09:30:00

Our son Jasper Edward was born in December 2017. We got a lot of positive remarks from friends and we both think It's a really cool name. It also seems to be on the rise here in the UK as two other friends said it had made their short-list for their babies born last year too.


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Jasper?
The origin of the name Jasper is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Jasper?
*️⃣ How many people are named Jasper?
Almost 46000 people are named Jasper.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Jasper?
The names of John, Juan, June, Jane, Johnny