What does Jarod mean?
Jarod /jar-od/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Jarod means "descending". Jarod is an alternate form of Garret (Irish, Gaelic): surname derived from Gerald and Gerard. Jarod is also a form of Jared (Hebrew): related to Jordan.
Jarod▼ has 44 more related forms via Garret, Jared, Jordan: Gareth, Garett▼, Garrard, Garreth, Garretson, Garrett▲, Garrith, Garritt, Garrot, Garrott, Garry▼, Gary▼, Garyth, Gerrit, Gerritt, Gerrity, Giordano, Jarad, Jarrard, Jarred▼, Jarret, Jarrett▼, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jered▼, Jerred, Jerrot, Jerrott, Jordaan, Jordain, Jordao, Jordell, Jorden▼, Jordi▼, Jordon▼, Jordy▼, Jordyn▼, Jori, Jory, Jourdain, Jourdaine, Jourdan, Jud and Judd.Kreatif forms: Jacrod, Jarodde. [more]
How popular is Jarod?
Jarod is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1108 out of 1220, Top 91%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jarod for boys. Jarod was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #275 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Jarod and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Jarod ranked in the Top 1000 are Garett, Garret, Garrett (#236 2 years ago), Garry, Gary (#560), Jared (#296), Jarred, Jarret, Jarrett, Jarrod, Jerad, Jered, Jerod, Jerrod, Jordan (#55), Jorden, Jordi, Jordon, Jordy (#927), Jordyn (#895), Jory and Judd. Other forms, like Gareth, are uncommon. These relations of Jarod were popular during 1980-1989 (average #620) and are somewhat less conventional today (#868, ▼65.2%). Jordan has generally been preferred by parents, although Jared appears to be gaining popularity too, while forms like Gary, Jarrett, Jorden, Jordon and Jordyn used to be popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)