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Girl Names Starting with Jo-

Jo- baby names and what they mean, with 54 results. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the 1930s (usage of 5.48%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.9%, 84% less), with names such as Josephine becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable girl names among these are Josie (#251), Jolie (#751), Jordynn (#891), Joslyn (#862) and Jordyn (#136), while Jost (top 5%) and Jolly (1%) are familiar Jo- surnames. Here is the list of Jo- names for boys.

Jo- names

Jo - Johnetta | Johnna - Jorgina | Jorja - Joyce

Jo - Johnetta

Jo and variantsJo1, var. Jobelle, Jobeth1, Jodean, Jodelle1, Joette, Joetta1, Jolana, Joleesa, Jolene, Jolisa, Jolinda, Jolise, Jolissa, Jolyn, Jomarie, Jolynn, Jonell1, Jonelle1, Jonessa, Joniece, Jonetia, Jonique, Jonisa, Joquise, Josanna, Jorene, Josanne, Jovelle, Jozette
From American word. An independent name and short form .. Jo, Joetta, Joette, Jolene, Jolyn, Jolynn, Jonell and Jonelle are more generally used as children's names among these variant forms.

Joakima, var. Joaquina1, Joaquine
Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Established by God." Unconventional, but Joakima is comparable to popular -ma last names Jarma (top 99%), Jousma (64%).

Jane and variantsJoan1, Joana1, Joanna1, Johanna1, Johnna, Johnetta1, Jonella, Jonelle2, Joni1, Jonie
Forms of Jane. Source fr. Hebrew word. "God is gracious." Used frequently as children's names, Johnetta, Joan, etc. are pronounced like the conventional Jeanetta.

Joan and variantsJoan2, var. Joane, Joanie1, Joannue, Jone, Joni2, Jonee
From Hebrew element. "God is gracious." Joan, Joane, etc. became more trendy in 2015, rising +11 rankings as children's names with Joan leading the rise.

Joanna and variantsJoanna2, var. Jo2, Joana2, Joanie2, Joann, Joanne1, Joanne2, Joeann, Joeanna, Joeanne, Johannah1, Johanna2
.. Biblical. Jo is found regularly (upper 8%) as a surname.

Var. of Ioanna. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "He (God) has favored me." Usage of Joanna as a baby name in 2015 was up 5.6% compared to the previous decade. See also Juana.

Derived fr. Spanish language. Feminine of Joaquin. Outside Top 2000.

.. Uncommon. Not often used as a girls' name.

Joby, var. Jobey, Jobi, Jobie, Jobina, Jobyna
Source fr. Hebrew element. "Persecuted." Jobi and variants are hardly found as feminine names.

Jocelyn and variantsJocelyn, var. Jocelin, Jocelina, Jocelinda, Joceline, Jocelyne, Jocelle, Jocelynn, Jocelynne, Joci, Jocinta, Jocia, Joclyn, Josalind, Josaline, Josalynn, Josalyn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Joseline, Joselina, Joselyn, Joselyne, Josilin, Josilyn, Josiline, Joslin, Josline, Joslyn, Joslynn, Joslyne, Joslynne, Joss, Jossalin, Jossline, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josselynne, Josslyn, Joycelyn, Joycelin, Jozlyn
Source fr. Old German. "A member of the German tribe, the Gauts." Adoption of Jocelyn and variants as birth names in 2015 was down 32.4% compared to the previous decade.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Jo, Joan, Joana, Joane, Joanie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Joann, Joanna, Joanne, Jocelin, Joceline

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Jocelyn, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Jodee, Jodell

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joeann, Joell

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Joella, Joelle, Joellen, Joetta, Joette

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Johana, Johanna, Johannah, Johanne, Johnetta

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Johnette, Johnna, Jolene, Jolyn, Jolynn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Jonell, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Josalyn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Joscelyn, Joseline, Joselyn, Joslyn, Joslynn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo- names: Josselyn, Josslyn, Jovanna, Joycelyn

Derived fr. Latin element. "Joking." Not widespread. Jocosa is not listed in the US Demographics.

Root fr. Hebrew word. .. name of an ancestor of Christ. Jora is a somewhat popular baby name. See also Jaeda.

Jodelle and variantsJodelle2, var. Jodell
Root fr. French language. Surname used as a given name. Unusual. Jodelle and Jodell are not listed in the US Census.

Judith and variantsJodie1, Jody1
Forms of Judith. Based on Hebrew language. "From Judea; Jewish." Jodie and Jody are more prevalent as children's names among the forms of Judith.

Jody and variantsJody2, var. Jodee, Jodey, Jodi, Jodie2
Feminine of nicknames for Joseph and .. Used somewhat widely as children's names, Jody, Jodie, etc. are similar to the common Josie.

Joelle and variantsJoelle, var. Joela, Joelin, Joell, Joella, Joelliane, Joellen, Joellin, Joelly, Joellyn, Joelynn, Joely, Joetta2, Jowella, Jowelle
Based on French word. "Jehovah is God." Sparing use, with usage of 0.01% for Joelle, Joella, etc. as baby names in 2015, less than 0.01% in 2014.

Johanna and variantsJohanna3, var. Joanna4, Joehannah, Johana, Johannah2, Jovanna, Johanne
Derivative of Hebrew language. "God is gracious." Usage of Joanna and forms was expansive during 1980-1989 and is lower today.

Johnella and variantsJohnella1, var. Johnel, Johnella2, Jonel, Jonell2, Jonell3
From Hebrew element. "God is gracious." Jonell is a commonplace (upper 51%) first name, whereas Johnella, Johnel and Jonel are intermittently used.

Janelle and variantsJohnelle, Jonelle3
Forms of Janelle. .. See also Jeanelle. Jonelle is a commonly occurring (upper 53%) women's name, whereas Johnelle is uncommonly used.

Janet and variantsJohnetta2, Johnette, Jonet, Jonette
Forms of Janet. Derivative of Scottish word. Originally a diminutive of Jane, from .. Johnetta (top 44%) and Johnette (82%) are common female names, whereas Jonet and Jonette are uncommon.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Jo- names for girls.

1. Jo - Johnetta
Jo [Jorene, Joquise, Josanna, Josanne, Jovelle, Jozette, ..], Joakima [Joaquina, Joaquine], Jane [Joni, Jonie, Johnna, Jonelle, Jonella, Johnetta, ..], Joan [Joni, Jone, Joane, Jonee, Joanie, Joannue], Joanna [Joeann, Joanne, Joeanna, Joeanne, Johanna, Johannah, ..], Ioanna [Joanna], Joaquina, Jobeth, Joby [Jobi, Jobey, Jobie, Jobina, Jobyna], Jocelyn [Jozlyn, Josslyn, Josselyn, Joycelin, Joycelyn, Josselynne, ..], Jocosa, Joda, Jodelle [Jodell], Judith [Jody, Jodie], Jody [Jodi, Jodee, Jodey, Jodie], Joelle [Joely, Joetta, Joellyn, Jowella, Joelynn, Jowelle, ..], Johanna [Joanna, Johana, Johanne, Jovanna, Johannah, Joehannah], Johnella [Jonel, Jonell, Johnel, Johnella], Janelle [Jonelle, Johnelle], Janet [Jonet, Jonette, Johnetta, Johnette]

Johnna [Jonna, Jonni, Jonnie, Jonnae, Jovanna, Jonnelle, ..], Joie [Joi], Jolan [Jola, Jolaine, Jolande, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jolantha], Yolanda [Jolan, Jolanna, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jolantha, Jolanthe], Violet [Jolanda, Jolande, Jolanta, Jolantha, Jolanthe], Iolanthe [Jolantha, Jolanthe], Jaleesa [Joleesa, Joleisa], Jolene [Jolyn, Jolynn, Jolyna, Jolyne, Jolleen, Jollene, ..], Julia [Joleta, Joletta, Jolette], Jolie [Joli, Joly, Joley, Joliet, Jolietta, Joliette, ..], Yonina [Jona, Jonati, Jonina], Geneva [Joneva, Jonevah], Jonina, Julie [Jooley, Joolie], Jaffa [Joppa], Joquil, Jorah, Jordan [Jori, Jorie, Jorry, Jorey, Jorrdan, Jourdan, ..], Georgia [Jorgina], Jorgina [Jorjana, Jorgeanne, Jorgelina]

Jeorjia [Jorja], Georgette [Jorjetta, Jorjette], Josalind, Yosepha [Josefa, Josepha], Giuseppina [Josefina], Jiselle [Joselle, Jozelle], Josephine [Josy, Jozsa, Josie, Josiane, Josianna, Josianne, ..], Josie [Josina, Josette, Jozette], Giovanna [Jovana, Jovanna, Jovanne], Jovana [Jovena, Jovina, Jovita, Jovanna], Jovita, Joy [Joya, Joye, Joyann, Joyanne, Joyelle, Joyanna, ..], Gioia [Joya], Joyce [Joyse, Joysel, Joycie, Joyous, Joycelyn, Joycelynn, ..]

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