What does Jodie mean?
Jodie /jod-ie/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Jodie). Jodie's root is Hebrew, and Jodie means "from Judea; Jewish". Jodie is a version of Jody with the suffix -ie. Jodie is also a variant of Judith (Hebrew): biblical name.
How popular is Jodie?
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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Jodie and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Jodie are Jodi, Jody, Judi, Judie, Judith (#952 last year) and Judy. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.6509%) and is now much less (usage 0.0069%, 98.9% less), with forms like Jodie, Jody, Judi, Judith and Judy falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
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.