What does Jarod mean?
Jarod \j(a)-rod\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Jarod means "descending". Jarod is a form of Garret: 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.
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 the previous year), 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. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.3791%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1318%, down 65.2%), with versions such as Gary, Jarrett, Jorden, Jordon and Jordyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Garrett (#236), Jared (#296) and Jordan (#55) are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here, with Garrett and Jordan undergoing a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)