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Jo Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Jo is of English origin.

The meaning of Jo is "G-d shall add (another son)".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 6788  in baby name popularity for girls with 18 occurrences.  It ranked 11286 in popular baby names for boys with 6 occurrences. 

View the Jo Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jo has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jo to other names.


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Related Names

Jo is a diminutive (nickname) of Joe.

Jo has the diminutive (nickname) Joetta.

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Name Fun

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Be creative with the name Jo.

Just for fun, see the name Jo in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.