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 19 more related forms via Garret, Jared, Jordan: Garrot, Garry▼, Gary▼, Jarad, Jarrard, Jarred▼, Jarret, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jered, Jerred, Jerrot, Jordi, Jordon▼, Jordy▲, Jori, Jory, Jud and Judd.Kreatif forms:
(male) Jarde, Jarte, ..
(female) Jarje, Jarne, ..
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 2000 are Garret, Garry, Gary (#560 the previous year), Jarad, Jared (#296), Jarid, Jarrad, Jarred, Jarret, Jarrid, Jarrod, Jaryd, Jerad, Jered, Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerrod, Jordan (#55), Jordi (#1233), Jordon (#1456), Jordy (#927), Jory and Judd (#1957). Other forms, like Jarrott, are uncommon. These relations of Jarod were popular during 1950-1959 (average #1687) and are now significantly less conventional (#1699, ▼72.7%), with versions such as Jarod becoming less stylish. Jordan has generally been preferred by parents, although Jordy appears to be gaining popularity too.
Jarod▼ is pronounced similarly to Jarryd and Jerryd. Other recommended names are Brod, Elrod, Jaco, Jacob, Jacot, Jadon, Jago, Jairo, Jakob▼, Jakov, Jalon, Jamon, Jamond, Jano, Janos, Jarah, Jaran, Jarard, Jaray, Jareb, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren▼, Jarin, Jaris, Jarl, Jaron▼, Jaronn, Jarron, Jary, Jaryl, Jaryn, Jason▼, Javon, Jaxon▲, Jayron, Jerold▼, Jeron, Jiro and Joron. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jarod.