An alternative to Jesus Christ. The H is added due to numerous reasons. Some say it stood for Holy, some say it stood for Harold because of, "Our Father, who art in heaven, Harold be thy name". Other theories about the origin of the H. is:

1. H stood for Haploid since Jesus has no human father.

2. It recalls the H in the IHS logo emblazoned on much Christian paraphernalia. IHS dates from the earliest years of Christianity, being an abbreviation of "Jesus" in classical Greek characters. The Greek pronunciation is "Iesous," with the E sound being represented by the character eta, which looks like an H. When the symbol passed to Christian Romans, for whom an H was an H, the unaccountable character eventually became accepted as Jesus's middle initial.

3. H derives from the taunting Latin inscription INRH that was supposedly tacked on the cross by Roman soldiers: Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Hebrei (Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Hebrews). Trouble is, the inscription is usually given as INRI: Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum (J.C., King of the Jews).

Jesus H. Christ is an expression just as "Jesus Christ" Only with an H added in, most likely for humor.
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Almost 50 years ago, I worked in an operating room. One of the doctors always swore Jesus H. Christ. When asked what the "H" stood for, he answered, "For Hallmark, for those who care to send the very best."
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1. Used to show shock
2. What does the H. stand for?
3. Used by the drill instructor in the movie Full Metal Jacket
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Owns the taco stand down the street. He would like people to stop asking him to cure their blindness. Even though his named is spelled the same as Jesus Son of God it pronounced hay-zoos. His middle inital is Hector. His father owns a garage and his mother is a nurse. He has two younger brothers.
jesus h christ make the best tacos, but he still wont cure my blindness
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an expression of surprised digust. The H probably stands for "Holy."
"Jesus H. Sufferin' Christ."
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name; Jesus Henry Christ. The illegitimate son of Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene and the grandson of god. Today used as an expression of amazement or excitement which has carried over from his lifetime. When Mary would introduce his as Jesus H Christ, people would reapeat it in disbelief.
Mary: Hey luke, have you met my son, and the grandson of god, Jesus H Christ?
Luke: Jesus H Christ! Praise your Grandpa! Are you here to die for our sins like your old man? Hey what does the H stand for?
Jesus H Christ: Henry
Luke: Jesus H Christ! Turn some water to wine! Let's party!
Jesus H Christ: hallelujah! Your prayers have been heard! Bring out the water!
Mary: Jesus H Christ! You'r to young to drink.
Jesus H Christ: My Grandpa damn you!
Luke: Jesus H Christ!, you said it.

and so on
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