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Jody

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Meaning and origin
Jody is a English mixed name. The meaning of the name is `God Will Increase`.


Where is it used?
The name Jody is mainly used in English.

For the opposite sex use:
In English: Jodi (F)
In English: Jodie (F)


See also
In Portuguese: Judite
In Polish: Judyta
In Jewish: Hudes
In Jewish: Yutke
In Jewish: Yidel
In Jewish: Yehudit
In Italian: Giuditta
In Hungarian: Judit
In German: Jutta
In German: Jutte
In English, Jewish, French and in the bible: Judith (F)
In English and in the bible: Jude (M)
In English: Judy
In English: Judi
In English: Judie
In Danish: Jytte
In Czech: Judita
In the bible and in English: Judah
In the bible: Judas


Extra information:
From Old English.

What Jody`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Jody:
    not too many with the unisex spelling at this time.
    The worst thing about the name:
    always being spelled wrong.
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    i've told i look like a melissa but then i wouldn't be who i am now.
    Extra information:
    i was named after my mom's bff in high school in the 60's.
  2. The best thing about the name Jody:
    its original and suitable for both genders
    The worst thing about the name:
    `people keep spellig it wrong, one time someone called me jordy
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    that would be a bad thing
    Extra information:
    nope
  3. The best thing about the name Jody:
    It's different. I am almost the only Jody around in a group or a class.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being mistaken for a man, never having 'stuff' to buy with my name on it, people misspelling it. Sometimes people think I say 'Joanie.'
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    I have no idea. My mother said she got it from a tv commercial for french soap. I was born in 1966.
    Extra information:
    I like my name! My BFF has an even more unusual name so we were a good pair growing up together.
  4. The best thing about the name Jody:
    Its not a very common name and its unisex
    The worst thing about the name:
    The worst is the songs that men in the army and in prison sing, jody is home with your girl. Jody is the name given to the person cheating with your spouse
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    Then it would not be jody and my parents would found another unisex name
    Extra information:
  5. The best thing about the name Jody:
    Its awsome name and the cool thing is if someone has never met you they have to guss what gender you are.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing like key chains or mugs Never has it spelt right. Being called Grody jody! The school year books dont always spell it right.
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    If I wasnt Jody well my parents had been wanting a lil boy didnt happen that way so they had names likf Fred and Byron waiting for me but i wasnt what they expected so they named after my grandpa Jodee
    Extra information:
  6. The best thing about the name Jody:
    my husband's name~love him and his unique name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    when they assume it's a girls' name
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    ~
    Extra information:
    wish my Jody loved his name as much as I do!
  7. The best thing about the name Jody:
    I defines me as I am. Like someone said, it's feminine with a boyish touch. That kinda describes me, a tomboy.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing really.
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    I got the nickname from my godmother Jodie. If I didn't have it, everyone would annoy me by calling me by my real name, Joanna.
    Extra information:
    HURRAY FOR DIFFERENCES! Huh, that was random...
  8. The best thing about the name Jody:
    its awsome!!! for a male
    The worst thing about the name:
    girls are called it
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:

    Extra information:
  9. The best thing about the name Jody:
    Its feminine yet boyish as well. Elegant with an edge.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Grody Jody Odie...common teasing terms growing up. Also people mistaking me for a guy because I'm Jody with a 'y' as opposed to the 'ie' or the 'i' XD
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    I would have been called Deirdre apparently...
    Extra information:
  10. The best thing about the name Jody:
    That it's easy to remember and say yet a bit different
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people call me Judy or spell it with and 'ie' or 'i'
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    My parents were going to call me Jennifer but my cousin was born a Jennifer 11 days before me -thank God -I still like Jennifer, I just like Jody way better.
    Extra information:
    Although JODY is spelt with a Y, apparently the boys spelling, I LOVE the fact that I am a girl and spell it Jody!!
  11. The best thing about the name Jody:
    Not many people are called it
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always spell it as Jodie and its hard to find keyring, mugs with Jody on
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    I wouldnt be me !
    Extra information:
  12. The best thing about the name Jody:
    Because its so jodalicious
    The worst thing about the name:
    lol, its not yours
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    I would have committed suicide
    Extra information:
    If you should ever have a child Jodys where its at!!
  13. The best thing about the name Jody:
    Sentimental value for my family.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everybody spells it wrong or tells me its a boys name.
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    Maybe Sarah? Jennifer? It's hard to pick a name for yourself!
    Extra information:
    It needs to become popular again!!
  14. The best thing about the name Jody:
    It's unusual for a boy
    The worst thing about the name:
    everyone assumes I'm a girl!
    If my name wasn`t Jody....:
    no
    Extra information:


More `Jody` links
Jody as abbreviation
Actors named Jody
Jody in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Jody

Jody doesn`t appear in 2007`s top-1000 name list.
The last time Jody appeared in the top-1000 was 12 years ago, in 1996. It ranked #980 in that year. . 1970 was a `top year` for the name Jody. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #184. The last time Jody appeared among the most common names was in 1950. Our records go back to 1880

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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Jody
Awesome name why? because its my name!
Jody
I was born in England and my mom named all of unborn children names that could be male or female before we were born. Everyone assumes because I'm female it is spelled with an i or ie. It makes me crazy! I have a brother named Laurie too! She may as well have named him Sue!
Jody
I love my name because it is unic


Only for Jodys!
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