Jo - boys name

Jo name popularity, meaning and origin

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Jo name meaning:

The name Jo is a variation of the name Josephine or Joanna and is often used as a nickname in English-speaking countries. It can also be a standalone name, particularly in Scandinavian countries, where it means "God is gracious" or "God's gift." Jo is a simple, strong, and versatile name that has gained popularity due to its gender-neutral appeal.

In addition to its religious connotations, Jo can also symbolize strength and independence. The name carries a sense of resilience and determination, as it is often associated with characters who overcome challenges and triumph in their endeavors. Jo is a name that exudes confidence and individuality, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a unique yet timeless name for their daughter.

Overall, the name Jo carries multiple meanings and interpretations, ranging from religious significance to the embodiment of strength and resilience. It is a name that holds a strong presence and can empower girls to embrace their individuality and strive for greatness.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of names like Joanna and Josephine. Also used as a prefix in compound names like Jobeth and Jolisa.


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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Jo

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