Jody

Jody - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jody, meaning Jehovah increases, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1923 on position #1639. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jody and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jody? 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 Jody. The baby boy name Jody was given to 12 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2804 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 136,755 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jody peaked in popularity 48 years ago in 1971 on position 160.



Famous with this name

Jody Thompson
Jody Racicot
Jody Colero


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Jody is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jody is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,337 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,337.

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 Jody is where you live.


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Jody origin and meaning

Jody is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means Jehovah increases. To see famous people named Jody, pop culture references for the name Jody and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jody

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

Jude / Judah / Jett / Jed / Jedidiah / Jade / Judd / Jedediah / Jodie / Jihad /

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
20122804
20111838
20101944
20092046
20081874
20071692
20061672
20051676
20041384
20031468
20022048
20011353
20001490
19991237
19981127
19971187
19961012
1995983
1994939
1993979
1992961
1991685
1990687
1989691
1988573
1987574
1986548
1985508
1984461
1983462
1982440
1981355
1980322
1979278
1978248
1977210
1976211
1975220
1974196
1973184
1972181
1971160
1970182
1969175
1968190
1967212
1966266
1965286
1964283
1963281
1962324
1961272
1960251
1959265
1958295
1957397
1956448
1955441
1954537
1953565
1952523
1951618
1950619
1949654
1948596
1947633
19461021
19451500
19441361
19421355
19381370
19371571
19361395
19231639

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1337

Even more about Jody


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 Jody 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jody?

2 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.

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#
On chart
1971
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jody
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 136,755
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1923
2012 births +12

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