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The name Jody is of English origin, and is a diminutive form of Jude.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jody has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jody
Use of the Name Jody for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
29,075 27,765 4,498 255 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jody has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jody first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl 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 boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jody
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1940  99252
1941    
1942    
1943  97966
1944  84182
1945  87974
194692352767114
1947584135543240
1948583131493271
1949618121468294
1950572140392432
1951555151336556
1952510187275860
1953507191285853
19545122022471,095
19554252962061,507
19564432881941,746
19573873931762,135
19582956561702,225
19592668991901,862
19602549941961,841
19612728312001,830
19623215952021,780
19632857342061,724
19642857392101,661
19652906762091,569
19662687501861,757
19672151,0541941,625
19681901,2981691,909
19691751,5901651,962
19701841,4991532,201
19711611,7011621,935
19721811,3411721,709
19731851,2401641,687
19741951,1281541,779
19752209381621,681
19762119951641,566
19772091,0601801,503
19782458412151,167
1979280731252992
1980316604292847
1981356493316745
1982440364348678
1983455332372601
1984470322393552
1985507295446491
1986543270596323
1987574250663281
1988582252702271
1989675221827229
1990698212983188
1991712203  
1992896139  
1993922136  
1994886150  
1995992126  
1996976129  
Totals:  29,075 53,548

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jody as a boy's name about 35% of the time and as a girl's name about 64% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  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 boy names only 51 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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