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Jody meaning and name origin

Jody \j(o)-dy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Jody), is pronounced JOH-dee. It is of English origin. Nickname for Joseph (Hebrew) "Jehovah increases" and Jude. Literary: Jody is the young hero in Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Yearling". More likely a girl's name.

Jody has 3 variant forms: Jodey, Jodi and Jodie.

For more information, see also the related name Judah.

Baby names that sound like Jody are Addy, Aodh, Eddy, Woody, Jade, Jed, Jedd, Jada, Joed, Judd and Jud.

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Popularity of Jody

Jody is a very popular first name for men (#432 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#83279 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Jody
Popularity of Jody