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What does Jarrod mean?

Jarrod Pronunciation of Jarrod [jar-rod] as a boys' name is pronounced JARE-ed. It is of English origin. Variant and surname form of Garrett, from Gerald.

Associated with: surname.


Jarrod has 5 variants: Jared, Jarrad, Jarred, Jarryd and Jerrod.

Affiliated boy name: Jordan.

13 more relations via Garrett, Gerald: Garald, Garold, Garrat, Garret, Garrot, Garrott, Gerrold, Jarrett, Jerald, Jerold, Jerri, Jerrold and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(male) Joarod, Jurod, ..

(female) Jardy, Jarta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jarrod Jaysen (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jarrod?

Jarrod is a very popular first name for men (#575 out of 1220, Top 47%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jarrod entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #253 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is at #1952 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jarrod name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jarrod outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Garold, Garret, Garrett (#273 in 2015), Gerald (#764), Jared (#340), Jarrad, Jarred, Jarrett (#1136), Jarryd, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrod, Jerrold, Jerry (#491) and Jordan (#60) are the prominent variation forms of Jarrod (#1952 in 2015) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Jarrod were at the top of their popularity in the 1940s (average #1096) and are now significantly less common (#1438, down 73%), with forms such as Jarred becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jarrod, Garold, Garret, Garrett, Gerald in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jared, Jarrad, Jarred, Jarrett, Jarryd in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jerald, Jerold, Jerrod, Jerrold, Jerry, Jordan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jarrod, Jared, Jordan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jarrod is alike in pronunciation to Jarad, Jarid, Jarod, Jarrid, Jaryd, Jerad, Jerod, Jerrad and Jerryd. Other suggested similar names are Aarron, Barron, Carrol, Darro, Darrol, Darrold (see Darold), Darron, Darrow, Farron, Garrad, Garred, Garron, Jairo, Jarard, Jareth, Jarett, Jaron, Jarrah, Jarran, Jarrard, Jarrel, Jarren, Jarret, Jarreth, Jarrin, Jarron, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jarryl, Jayron, Jered, Jerred, Jerron, Jerrot, Jerrott, Larron, Tarron and Yarrow. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jarrod.