Meaning and Name Origin
Jodie \j(o)-die\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Jodie) means "from Judea; Jewish". Jodie is a derivative of Jody: feminine of nicknames for Joseph and Jude. Jodie is also a variant of Judith (Hebrew): biblical name.
Jodie is a very prominent first name for women (#663 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Jodie for girls. Jodie reached its peak position of #291 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Jodie and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Jodie appearing in the Top 1000 are Jodi, Jody, Judi, Judie, Judith (#952 last year) and Judy. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1960-1969 and is now much less, with forms like Jodie, Jody, Judi, Judith and Judy falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jodie▼ is pronounced similarly to Jadee and Joda. Other suggested similar baby names are Codie, Dodie, Jade▲, Jobie, Joie, Jolie▼, Jonie, Jordie, Jorie, Josie▲, Kodie and Rodie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jodie.