The origin of the name Jared is Hebrew
This is how Jared is written in Hebrew:
יֶרֶד = Yered
This is how Jared is written in Greek
Ἰάρετ = Iaret
The biblical meaning of the name Jared is: descent .
Jared was the son of Mahalaleel and father of Enoch.
The name Jared appears in the bible in the following verses:
Genesis 5:15 KJV
And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:
Genesis 5:16 KJV
And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:
Genesis 5:18 KJV
And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:
Genesis 5:19 KJV
And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:
Genesis 5:20 KJV
And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died.
1 Chronicles 1:2 KJV
Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered,
1 Chronicles 4:18 KJV
And his wife Jehudijah bare Jered the father of Gedor, and Heber the father of Socho, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah. And these are the sons of Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh, which Mered took.
Luke 3:37 KJV
Which was the son of Mathusala, which was the son of Enoch, which was the son of Jared, which was the son of Maleleel, which was the son of Cainan,