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Popularity
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jarod

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Descending
  • #2214 All Time
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How popular is the name "Jarod" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 10 0 10
1967 18 0 18
1968 39 0 39
1969 28 0 28
1970 39 0 39
1971 89 0 89
1972 92 0 92
1973 115 0 115
1974 114 0 114
1975 162 0 162
1976 204 0 204
1977 218 0 218
1978 233 0 233
1979 317 0 317
1980 371 0 371
1981 355 0 355
1982 386 5 381
1983 351 0 351
1984 300 0 300
1985 305 0 305
1986 254 0 254
1987 273 0 273
1988 249 0 249
1989 277 0 277
1990 256 0 256
1991 227 0 227
1992 188 0 188
1993 208 0 208
1994 186 0 186
1995 162 0 162
1996 216 0 216
1997 738 0 738
1998 1,045 0 1,045
1999 778 0 778
2000 599 0 599
2001 655 0 655
2002 399 0 399
2003 234 0 234
2004 168 0 168
2005 137 0 137
2006 114 0 114
2007 96 0 96
2008 70 0 70
2009 60 0 60
2010 58 0 58
2011 60 0 60
2012 51 0 51
2013 37 0 37
2014 42 0 42

Want to know about the populiarty of Jarod? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,583 babies born with the name Jarod in the United States. That's more than enough Jarods to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jarod" was in 1998 with a total of 1,045 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jarods)

According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jarod" is not a popular baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of only 254 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jarod popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jarod in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jarod" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jarod as well as things modernly associated with the name Jarod such as celebrities named Jarod.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Jarod

The name "Jarod" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Descending". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Your name in reverse order is "Doraj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ordaj". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jarod born Jul 9, 1984

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1375. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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