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The name Jo is a diminutive form of Josephine.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jo has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jo
Use of the Name Jo for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
177,225 57,298 1,547 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jo has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jo first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1881, which is the first year shown on the table.  Jo last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1985, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jo
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18818825  
1882    
18836709  
18848887  
188567611  
188662214  
1887    
1888    
188982511  
1890    
189171015  
189284613  
1893    
189480215  
1895    
189671520  
189781016  
189883017  
189980117  
190075424  
190175419  
190267725  
190361729  
190469326  
190560634  
190661934  
190766033  
190854846  
190960841  
191067540  
191167741  
191259068  
191353789  
1914551103  
1915570128  
1916539152  
1917561146  
1918479200  
1919436227  
1920444232  
1921419258  
1922375304  
1923332387  
1924284539  
1925265631  
1926223811  
1927203973  
19281791,169  
19291401,591  
19301311,871  
19311162,086  
19321032,384  
1933902,542  
1934753,249  
1935733,295  
1936723,290  
1937733,228  
1938783,168  
1939703,523  
1940713,430  
1941663,751  
1942654,187  
1943634,279  
1944614,223  
1945604,228  
1946535,820  
1947516,711  
1948565,980  
1949605,801  
1950645,668  
1951675,975  
1952557,100  
1953547,516  
1954538,052  
1955577,661  
1956696,945  
1957835,724  
1958915,217  
19591154,057  
19601343,377  
19611522,794  
19621672,444  
19631762,196  
19641832,055  
19651831,852  
19662001,592  
19672141,408  
19682251,328  
19692511,168  
19702721,103  
1971299915  
1972324724  
1973332669  
1974365589  
1975388522  
1976461417  
1977509365  
1978548323  
1979590306  
1980543347  
1981543342  
1982661269  
1983775206  
1984769210  
1985912173  
Totals:  177,225 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jo as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Jo appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 99 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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