Jody

Jody - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jody appeared on the charts for the first time in 1936 on position #1334. 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 girl name Jody was given to 12 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3690 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 117,771 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jody peaked in popularity 47 years ago in 1970 on position 153.



Famous with this name

Jody Willis
Jody Carlson
Jody Gibson


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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 California at position #2,919 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,394.

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. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. 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.

Judith / Judy / Jodi / Jade / Jada / Jodie / Jayda / Judi / Jaida / Jayde /

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
20123690
20113334
20073958
20064019
20053719
20045279
20034414
20022636
20012478
20002478
19992435
19982157
19972398
19961747
19951573
19941525
19931358
19921226
19911231
19901000
1989831
1988687
1987653
1986603
1985440
1984391
1983373
1982343
1981320
1980287
1979251
1978215
1977180
1976164
1975161
1974155
1973164
1972171
1971161
1970153
1969165
1968169
1967194
1966186
1965209
1964210
1963206
1962201
1961200
1960196
1959190
1958170
1957176
1956194
1955206
1954244
1953285
1952275
1951338
1950391
1949478
1948496
1947544
1946802
1945905
1944924
19431043
19421176
19371632
19361334

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2919
Texas3394

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 female 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
1970
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jody
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 117,771
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1936
2012 births +12

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