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Jared is a Baby Boy Name

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The name Jared is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "he descends". Jared is an Old Testament name that has been popular for decades--it was revived in the sixties via TV westerns-- and is still an appealing option. In the Bible, Jared was a descendant of Adam who became the father of Enoch at the age of 162--and then lived on for another eight hundred years. Two contemporary Jareds are actors Jared Leto and Jared Harris. Jared Cameron is a shape-shifting werewolf character in the Twilight series of books and movies. Other spellings include Jarred, Jarrad, Jarrod and Jarod.

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