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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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383k Judy

How popular is the name "Jody" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 6 0 6
1917 7 0 7
1919 11 5 6
1920 12 7 5
1921 7 0 7
1923 12 0 12
1924 16 5 11
1925 20 10 10
1926 18 6 12
1927 15 0 15
1928 20 9 11
1929 21 7 14
1930 20 11 9
1931 24 16 8
1932 28 21 7
1933 40 27 13
1934 42 30 12
1935 48 32 16
1936 52 35 17
1937 47 29 18
1938 60 36 24
1939 44 22 22
1940 77 53 24
1941 59 41 18
1942 91 60 31
1943 90 65 25
1944 115 83 32
1945 99 72 27
1946 165 114 51
1947 377 240 137
1948 404 272 132
1949 416 294 122
1950 572 433 139
1951 709 556 153
1952 1,047 862 185
1953 1,041 852 189
1954 1,297 1,096 201
1955 1,804 1,508 296
1956 2,036 1,747 289
1957 2,526 2,135 391
1958 2,886 2,226 660
1959 2,757 1,860 897
1960 2,836 1,841 995
1961 2,666 1,832 834
1962 2,375 1,780 595
1963 2,459 1,725 734
1964 2,403 1,663 740
1965 2,244 1,569 675
1966 2,510 1,760 750
1967 2,685 1,628 1,057
1968 3,211 1,912 1,299
1969 3,550 1,959 1,591
1970 3,702 2,201 1,501
1971 3,640 1,937 1,703
1972 3,050 1,710 1,340
1973 2,930 1,687 1,243
1974 2,902 1,777 1,125
1975 2,624 1,685 939
1976 2,562 1,567 995
1977 2,562 1,501 1,061
1978 2,011 1,168 843
1979 1,724 994 730
1980 1,452 848 604
1981 1,240 744 496
1982 1,042 677 365
1983 933 602 331
1984 874 552 322
1985 786 491 295
1986 594 323 271
1987 531 282 249
1988 524 272 252
1989 446 227 219
1990 402 188 214
1991 371 169 202
1992 300 161 139
1993 282 146 136
1994 266 116 150
1995 247 121 126
1996 232 104 128
1997 189 83 106
1998 206 96 110
1999 186 80 106
2000 147 67 80
2001 145 53 92
2002 144 57 87
2003 144 44 100
2004 152 49 103
2005 116 38 78
2006 122 35 87
2007 141 40 101
2008 114 31 83
2009 108 34 74
2010 97 23 74
2011 112 38 74
2012 86 25 61
2013 81 23 58
2014 91 25 66

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jody" ranks #66 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 29 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of 2,836 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Jody popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Jody

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.

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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Alternative Meanings

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

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 "Jdyo". 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 Jody born Feb 21, 2013

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 Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

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.

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