Name: Jubilee

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jubilee

  • Meaning:
    Anniversary celebration
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (joo beh LEE); (JOO beh lee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Jubilee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Jubilee

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    "Jubilee" is an English word that denotes the celebration of an anniversary. It derives from the Hebrew word "yobel," meaning "ram" - in ancient Israel, a ram's horn was sounded in the "jubilee" year that followed seven cycles of Sabbatical years. In Catholicism, a Jubilee year is declared every twenty-five or fifty years as an occasion to forgive debts and sins. In general parlance, a jubilee is a special anniversary year - many world monarchs regularly decree jubilee years in the 25th or 50th year of their reign. "Cherries jubilee" is a famous cherry dessert. Jubilee is also the name of a character in the X-Men comic series.

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