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(Greek mythology) the husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece
The leader of the Argonauts, who retrieved the Golden Fleece from king Aeetes of Colchis, for his uncle Pelias.
; it was very popular in the English-speaking world in the 1970s and the 1980s.
Etymology: From the Ἰάσων, from ἰάομαι. The Jason mentioned in the New Testament (Acts 17:5-9, Romans 16:21) is probably a Greek rendering of Joshua.
Jason is primarily recognized as a male given name of Greek origin, which means "healer" or "healing". It is derived from the Greek name Iason, the leader of the Argonauts in Greek mythology. Additionally, Jason can also refer to different personalities or entities in literature, music, sports, movies, or other sectors, depending on the context in which it is used.
Jason was an ancient Greek mythological hero who was famous for his role as the leader of the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece. He was the son of Aeson, the rightful king of Iolcos. He was married to the sorceress Medea. Jason appeared in various literature in the classical world of Greece and Rome, including the epic poem Argonautica and the tragedy Medea. In the modern world, Jason has emerged as a character in various adaptations of his myths, such as the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts and the 2000 TV miniseries of the same name. Jason has connections outside of the classical world, as he is seen as being the mythical founder of the city of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia.
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a mythological Greek hero, son of Æson, king of Iolcos; brought up by the centaur Chiron, was supplanted on the throne by his half-brother Pelias; undertook the leadership of the Argonautic expedition, assisted by Medea in this enterprise; he took her to wife, but cast her off for Creusa, whom Medea to avenge herself killed, with her father and her two sons by Jason, she herself escaping to Athens in a chariot drawn by winged dragons; Jason took refuge from her fury in the sanctuary of Poseidon near Corinth, where the timber of the ship Argo deposited there breaking up fell upon him and crushed him to death.
(Ja′son), the son of Aeson, king of Iolcos; he was brought up by the centaur Chiron. His uncle Aeeta sent him to fetch the Golden Fleece from Colchis. He went in the ship Argo with forty-nine companions, the flower of Greek youth. With the help of Juno they got safe to Colchis, but the King Aeetes promised to restore the Golden Fleece only on condition that the Argonauts performed certain services. Jason was to tame the wild fiery bulls, and to make them plow the field of Mars; to sow in the ground the teeth of a serpent, from which would spring armed men who would fight against him who plowed the field of Mars; to kill the fiery dragon which guarded the tree on which the Golden Fleece was hung. The fate of Jason and the rest of the Argonauts seemed certain; but Medea, the king’s daughter, fell in love with Jason, and with the help of charms which she gave him he overcame all the difficulties which the king had put in his way. He took away the Golden Fleece and Medea also. The king sent his son Absyrtus to overtake the fugitives, but Medea killed him, and strewed his limbs in his father’s path, so that he might be delayed in collecting them, and this enabled Jason and Medea to escape. After a time Jason got tired of Medea, and married Glauce, which cruelty Medea revenged by killing her children before their father’s eyes. Jason was accidentally killed by a beam of the ship Argo falling on him.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jason is ranked #8198 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Jason surname appeared 4,048 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Jason.
66.3% or 2,685 total occurrences were White.
22.4% or 909 total occurrences were Black.
5.1% or 209 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3.4% or 140 total occurrences were Asian.
2.1% or 85 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.4% or 20 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'jason' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4513
The numerical value of jason in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of jason in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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