Meaning and Name Origin
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Jordan.
Jarrod▼ has 39 more related variations via Garrett, Gerald: Garald, Garett▼, Garold, Garrat, Garratt, Garritt, Garrot, Garrott, Gary▼, Gearalt, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerard▼, Geraud, Gere, Gerek, Gerhard▼, Gerik, Gerold▼, Gerolld, Gerollt, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerrell, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerrold, Gerry▼, Geryld, Giraldo, Giraud, Girauld, Girault, Jerald▼, Jerold▼, Jerri, Jerrold▼ and Jerry▼.
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Jarrod for boys. Jarrod entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #251 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Jarrod and associated names. Garett, Garold, Garrett (#236 in 2014), Gary (#560), Gerald (#816), Geraldo, Gerard, Gerhard, Gerold, Gerry, Jared (#296), Jarred, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrod, Jerrold, Jerry (#451) and Jordan (#55) are the prominent variation forms of Jarrod. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 and are now significantly less popular, with forms such as Gary, Gerald, Jerald, Jerold and Jerry falling out of fashion. Garrett (#236), Jared (#296) and Jordan (#55) are three of the more contemporarily stylish boy names here, with Garrett and Jordan going through a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Jarrod▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jarad, Jarid, Jarod▼, Jarrid, Jaryd, Jerod▼, Jerrad and Jerryd. Other suggested similar baby names are Jarret, Jarron, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jerred and Jerrot. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jarrod.