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Jody Girl Name


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Jody name image The name Jody is of English origin, and is a diminutive form of Judith.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jody 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 Jody
Use of the Name Jody for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
53,54848,5595,2060000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jody has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jody first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1940, which is the first year shown on the table.  Jody last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1996, 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 Jody
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
194099252  
1941    
1942    
194397966  
194484182  
194587974  
194676711492352
1947543240584135
1948493271583131
1949468294618121
1950392432572140
1951336556555151
1952275860510187
1953285853507191
19542471,095512202
19552061,507425296
19561941,746443288
19571762,135387393
19581702,225295656
19591901,862266899
19601961,841254994
19612001,830272831
19622021,780321595
19632061,724285734
19642101,661285739
19652091,569290676
19661861,757268750
19671941,6252151,054
19681691,9091901,298
19691651,9621751,590
19701532,2011841,499
19711621,9351611,701
19721721,7091811,341
19731641,6871851,240
19741541,7791951,128
19751621,681220938
19761641,566211995
19771801,5032091,060
19782151,167245841
1979252992280731
1980292847316604
1981316745356493
1982348678440364
1983372601455332
1984393552470322
1985446491507295
1986596323543270
1987663281574250
1988702271582252
1989827229675221
1990983188698212
1991  712203
1992  896139
1993  922136
1994  886150
1995  992126
1996  976129
Totals:  53,548 29,075

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jody as a girl's name about 64% of the time and as a boy's name about 35% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either girls or boys.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Jody appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 49 times during the last 125 years.


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