US Popularity:7104
Other Origin(s):British, French, Hebrew
Meaning:God is gracious; God will add
Jo is a gender-neutral name of American origin with English, French, and Hebrew roots. It is an independent name as well as a short form of girl's names like Joanna, Joanne, Jody and Josephine, as well as masculine names like Joseph. Also, it is sometimes used as a prefix Jo- in blends and compound names. It means "God is gracious," or "God will add," letting you share your faith with baby as well as show them how grateful you are to be with them. Literary parents will no doubt recognize this name from Little Women, as protagonist Josephine March prefers to go by Jo.

Jo Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jo is currently #1389 on The Bump
Boy:Jo is currently #1001 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Jo is currently #751 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jo is currently #7104 in U.S. births
Boy:Jo is currently #20233 in U.S. births
Girl:Jo is currently #7305 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 787
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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