Its source is Yered, a Hebrew name meaning "Descending."
The name Jarrod ranked 672nd in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 575th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name appears on the 1990 U.S. Census lists, it is used by only a small percentage of the general population.
Other possible meanings include ''descendant'' and ''rose.''
Jared was of the line of Seth. He was the father of Enoch and lived before the flood. Genesis 5:15-20.