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The name Jasper is of Greek Descent meaning (precious stone) and of Persian descent meaning (treasurer).

Jasper is a variation of the name Gaspar which was traditionally assigned to on of the Magi (also known as the wise men, or the three kings) who were said to have brought gifts to the newborn Jesus.

The name Jasper has many variations such as Ιάσπερος "yiasperos" (Greek), Kaspar (German), Kacper (Polish), Gáspár (Hungarian), Kasparov (Russian), Gaspare (Italian) etc.

The name day for anyone with the name Jasper is December 25 (Christ's birth)(Feast day of the Magi