All About The Name Jubilee

Jubilee (joo-buh-lee) is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin meaning: “anniversary or to carry along”. Jubilee, is an anniversary that marked every fiftieth year on the calendar (Leviticus 25:13-54, 27:17-24, Numbers 36:4). During jubilee, people were to refrain from working the field for a whole year were given the opportunity to enjoy life. When Jesus read from the book of Isaiah, he proclaimed the release of captives to be done in the year of Jubilee (Leviticus 25:10). Today neither the Sabbath year nor the year of Jubilee are celebrated. The word Jubilee comes from the verb yabal, meaning to carry along like a flow or current would. Alternatively, from the Hebrew word Yobel, which was a trumpet made out of the ram’s horn.

Meaning: Anniversary or to carry along

Origin: Hebrew

Gender: Girl

Current Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 names

Middle Name Possibilities: Quinn


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