Name: Jubal

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jubal

  • Meaning:
    Blast of a horn; ram's horn; stream
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (JOO bal)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Jubal)
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Miscellaneous Info for Jubal

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Although it has been suggested Jubal derives from yabal, meaning stream, the name most likely refers to music, specifically the blast from a ram's horn. Mentioned in Genesis, Jubal is the son of Lamech by Ada and is credited with being the inventor of the flute and the lyre or harp. He is is also mentioned as the first musician. Jubal was used somewhat in the 19th century but has since become very rare. Jubilee derives from the same root.

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