Name: Jasper

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jasper

  • Meaning:
    Treasurer; spotted stone
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    (JAS per)
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    English speaking countries
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    In English, the name Jasper can derive either from the Persian name Caspar, meaning "treasurer," or the Persian word "yashp," meaning "spotted stone." It is the name of a semi-precious form of quartz.

    Famous Jaspers include Jasper Tudor, uncle to English King Henry VII, novelist Jasper Fforde and fashion designer Jasper Conran.

    It was the 51st most popular name in Belgium in 2006.

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