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87k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jody

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • #689 All Time
Girls
Boys
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How popular is the name "Jody" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1910606
1917707
19191156
19201275
1921707
192312012
192416511
1925201010
192618612
192715015
192820911
192921714
193020119
193124168
193228217
1933402713
1934423012
1935483216
1936523517
1937472918
1938603624
1939442222
1940775324
1941594118
1942916031
1943906525
19441158332
1945997227
194616511451
1947377240137
1948404272132
1949416294122
1950572433139
1951709556153
19521,047862185
19531,041852189
19541,2971,096201
19551,8041,508296
19562,0361,747289
19572,5262,135391
19582,8862,226660
19592,7571,860897
19602,8361,841995
19612,6661,832834
19622,3751,780595
19632,4591,725734
19642,4031,663740
19652,2441,569675
19662,5101,760750
19672,6851,6281,057
19683,2111,9121,299
19693,5501,9591,591
19703,7022,2011,501
19713,6401,9371,703
19723,0501,7101,340
19732,9301,6871,243
19742,9021,7771,125
19752,6241,685939
19762,5621,567995
19772,5621,5011,061
19782,0111,168843
19791,724994730
19801,452848604
19811,240744496
19821,042677365
1983933602331
1984874552322
1985786491295
1986594323271
1987531282249
1988524272252
1989446227219
1990402188214
1991371169202
1992300161139
1993282146136
1994266116150
1995247121126
1996232104128
199718983106
199820696110
199918680106
20001476780
20011455392
20021445787
200314444100
200415249103
20051163878
20061223587
200714140101
20081143183
20091083474
2010972374
20111123874
2012862561
2013812358
2014912566

Want to know about the populiarty of Jody? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86,687 babies born with the name Jody in the United States. That's more than enough Jodies to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1910 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jody" was in 1958 with a total of 2,226 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jodies)

According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jody" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 59 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of 2,244 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Jody" mean?

Jody (English): Diminutive form of names beginning with J

The name "Jody" is of English origin and it means "Diminutive form of names beginning with J". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

J is for jolly, the fun side!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ydoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dyjo". 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.

Where is the name Jody popular?



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

Celebrities named Jody

Jody Morris

Jody Morris is a football biography. Jody was born in 1978 in Hammersmith, England.

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Jody Bernal

Jody was born in 1981.

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Jody Craddock

Jody Craddock is a football biography. Jody was born in 1975 in Redditch, England.

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Jody Gerut

Jody Gerut is a MLB player. Jody was born in 1977 in Elmhurst, Illinois.

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Past life for Jody born Apr 14, 1927

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 Southern Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Jody

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