Jo

Jo - A very unique female name



  Jul 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jo appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #666. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jo and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jo? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jo. The baby girl name Jo was given to 5 baby girls in 2011, ranking #5288 on the national girl baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 283,906 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jo peaked in popularity 72 years ago in 1947 on position 51.



Famous with this name

Jo Hartley
Jo Kuk
Jo Bo-ah


How would you rate Jo, 1-5?

Rating: 0/5 ( people)


Jo is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jo is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #3,344 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,344.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jo is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Jo origin and meaning

Jo is a 2 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jo, pop culture references for the name Jo and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jo

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jo, sorted by popularity.

Jessica / Joyce / Jessie / Joy / Jackie / Josie / Joe / Jesse / Jaycee / Jacey /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20115288
20095487
20064779
20044028
20034112
20013819
20004809
19992902
19982306
19972637
19962523
19952048
19942827
19932944
19921936
19912355
19901821
19891651
19881377
19871213
19861437
19851039
1984742
1983787
1982682
1981549
1980534
1979576
1978553
1977508
1976461
1975386
1974360
1973331
1972328
1971301
1970273
1969251
1968226
1967214
1966199
1965184
1964183
1963175
1962166
1961152
1960134
1959115
195891
195783
195669
195558
195453
195354
195255
195167
195064
194960
194856
194751
194653
194560
194461
194363
194265
194166
194072
193970
193878
193774
193672
193573
193475
193390
1932103
1931115
1930131
1929140
1928179
1927203
1926223
1925264
1924282
1923329
1922382
1921429
1920446
1919424
1918477
1917598
1916561
1915616
1914569
1913600
1912616
1911710
1910666

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas3344

Even more about Jo


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jo a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jo?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
1947
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jo
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 283,906
Letter count 2
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2011 births +5

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now