First name origin & meaning:

Hebrew: Afflicted

First name variations: Jobert, Job

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: variant spelling of Job.
  2. English: nickname from Old French job, joppe ‘sorry wretch’, ‘fool’ (perhaps a transferred application of the name of the Biblical character).
  3. English: from Middle English jubbe, jobbe ‘vessel containing four gallons’, hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cooper. It could also have been a nickname for a heavy drinker or for a tubby person.
  4. English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller (or nickname for a wearer) of the long woolen garment known in Middle English and Old French as a jube or jupe. This word ultimately derives from Arabic.
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