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Jo Name Popularity

How popular is the name Jo? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 650 13 0.0037%
1911 690 12 0.0032%
1912 610 31 0.0061%
1913 591 39 0.0069%
1914 562 61 0.0088%
1915 611 76 0.0084%
1916 557 102 0.0106%
1917 591 91 0.0091%
1918 473 156 0.0145%
1919 421 197 0.0188%
1920 443 186 0.0167%
1921 426 214 0.0187%
1922 380 253 0.0227%
1923 327 351 0.0313%
1924 281 512 0.0441%
1925 263 593 0.0525%
1926 223 780 0.0709%
1927 203 949 0.0857%
1928 179 1,140 0.1065%
1929 140 1,576 0.1522%
1930 131 1,844 0.1765%
1931 115 2,072 0.2099%
1932 103 2,379 0.2408%
1933 90 2,530 0.2716%
1934 75 3,244 0.3356%
1935 73 3,283 0.3378%
1936 72 3,273 0.3398%
1937 74 3,207 0.3255%
1938 78 3,156 0.3083%
1939 70 3,505 0.3446%
1940 72 3,408 0.3206%
1941 66 3,744 0.3327%
1942 65 4,163 0.3297%
1943 63 4,289 0.3285%
1944 61 4,214 0.34%
1945 60 4,221 0.3461%
1946 53 5,827 0.3949%
1947 51 6,726 0.4029%
1948 56 5,984 0.3749%
1949 60 5,803 0.3607%
1950 64 5,677 0.3526%
1951 67 5,997 0.3537%
1952 55 7,090 0.4062%
1953 54 7,516 0.4247%
1954 53 8,055 0.4406%
1955 57 7,665 0.4167%
1956 69 6,955 0.3682%
1957 83 5,716 0.297%
1958 91 5,222 0.2763%
1959 115 4,049 0.2131%
1960 134 3,370 0.1779%
1961 152 2,788 0.1477%
1962 166 2,441 0.133%
1963 175 2,183 0.1216%
1964 183 2,041 0.116%
1965 184 1,831 0.112%
1966 199 1,566 0.1003%
1967 213 1,381 0.091%
1968 225 1,298 0.0864%
1969 251 1,139 0.0739%
1970 272 1,067 0.067%
1971 300 877 0.0584%
1972 326 683 0.0501%
1973 330 632 0.0487%
1974 359 554 0.0426%
1975 386 489 0.0381%
1976 460 374 0.029%
1977 508 324 0.024%
1978 555 272 0.0202%
1979 577 267 0.0189%
1980 531 311 0.0213%
1981 551 293 0.0199%
1982 678 208 0.0139%
1983 775 151 0.0102%
1984 733 169 0.0114%
1985 1,017 95 0.0063%
1986 1,388 45 0.003%
1987 1,178 71 0.0047%
1988 1,338 56 0.0036%
1989 1,610 43 0.0027%
1990 1,772 38 0.0023%
1991 2,214 21 0.0013%
1992 1,868 34 0.0021%
1993 2,643 12 0.0008%
1994 2,585 14 0.0009%
1995 1,951 29 0.0019%
1996 2,295 18 0.0012%
1997 2,448 16 0.0011%
1998 2,140 24 0.0016%
1999 2,579 15 0.001%
2000 3,981 5 0.0003%
2001 3,104 8 0.0005%
2002 0 0%
2003 3,296 7 0.0005%
2004 3,179 9 0.0006%
2005 0 0%
2006 3,681 6 0.0004%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 3,848 5 0.0003%
2010 0 0%
2011 3,831 5 0.0004%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 3,106 7 0.0005%
2016 3,501 5 0.0003%
2017 3,494 5 0.0004%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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What names are variants of Jo?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jo-Marie

American

Jobelle

American

Jobeth
Jodean

American

Jodelle

French

Joetta

Jehovah is God

French

Joette

Jehovah increases

Hebrew

Jolana

American

Joleesa

American

Jolene

Modern

Jolinda

American

Jolisa

American

Jolise

American

Jolissa

American

Jolyn

American

Jolynn

American

Jonell

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jonelle

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jonessa

American

Jonetia

American

Joniece

American

Jonique

American

Jonisa

American

Joquise

American

Jorene

American

Josanna

Jehovah increases

Hebrew

Josanne

Jehovah increases

Hebrew

Jovelle

American

Jozette

English


What names sound like Jo?

If you like how Jo sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Jo.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Io

Greek

Joi

Joy

Latin

Joy

Happiness

Latin


What names are similar to Jo?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Joelle

Jehovah is God

French


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