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What does Jarod mean?

Jarod Pronunciation of Jarod as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Jarod means "descending". Jarod is an alternate form of Garret (Irish, Gaelic): surname derived from Gerald and Gerard. Jarod is also a form of Jared (Hebrew): related to Jordan.



VARIANTS Jerrod, Jerrad, Jerod, Jerad, Jaryd, Jarrod, Jarrid, Jarrad, Jarid

RELATED FORMS VIA GARRET, JARED, JORDAN Garrot, Garry, Gary, Jarad, Jarrard, Jarred, Jarret, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jered, Jerred, Jerrot, Jordi, Jordon, Jordy, Jori, Jory, Jud, Judd

(male) Jarde, ..

(female) Jardi, ..

Jarod Javen (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jarod?

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)

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. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Jarod ranked in the Top 2000 are Garret, Garry, Gary (#674 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Jarad, Jared (#367), Jarid, Jarrad, Jarred, Jarret, Jarrid, Jarrod, Jaryd, Jerad, Jered, Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerrod, Jordan (#82), Jordi (#1400), Jordon, Jordy (#877), Jory and Judd (#1700). Other forms, like Jarrott, are uncommon. These relations of Jarod were popular during 1950-1959 (AVERAGE #1687) and are now significantly less conventional (#1724, 79.7%), with versions such as Jordon becoming less stylish. Jordan has generally been preferred by parents, although Jordy appears to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jarod, Garret, Garry, Gary, Jarad in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jared, Jarid, Jarrad, Jarred, Jarret in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jarrid, Jarrod, Jaryd, Jerad, Jered in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerrod, Jordan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordi, Jordon, Jordy, Jory, Judd in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jarod is pronounced similarly to Jarryd and Jerryd. Other recommended sound-alike names are Brod, Elrod, Jaco, Jacob, Jacot, Jadon, Jago, Jairo, Jakob, Jakov, Jalon, Jamon, Jamond, Jano, Janos, Jarah, Jaran, Jarard, Jaray, Jareb, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren, Jarin, Jaris, Jarl, Jaron, Jaronn, Jarron, Jary, Jaryl, Jaryn, Jason, Javon, Jaxon, Jayron, Jerold, Jeron, Jiro and Joron. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jarod.