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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Jody
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Jody in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Jody:
Records indicate that 53,554 girls in the United States have been named Jody since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1958, when 2,225 people in the U.S. were given the name Jody. Those people are now 58 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Jody
Based on the comments submitted below
4 Positive Comments
"My name is JodIE and no one ever spells it correctly. I love the name jodie except for the military saying "Jodie has got your girl back home"" Apr. 27, 2015:
"I too love being a Jody! I also experience the mis-spellings with I or IE and am often called Judy as well. I love my name a lot! I have met more men with the name than women, but it is always fun although rare to meet another female Jody. :D" Jul. 21, 2014:
"It's cute! (But please stop spelling mine "Jodi"...)" Mar. 2, 2008:
"I am a female Jody and I've always liked my name. It is unique and not frilly." Aug. 23, 2006:
4 Neutral Comments
"I'm a Jody and have always despised my name. To me it lacks elegance, substance, and history. It sounds like an empty teeny-bopper name. Bubbleheaded. Doesn't help that I get called Judy a lot, or that with the Y-spelling it's a common redneck/Republican man's name in the Southern US. I just don't ID with this name at all and I envy those who appreciate it! Wish I could feel the same.
Thanks for letting me rant offensively in so many ways, but it's been building for decades. I really wish I had a lovely name." Feb. 7, 2016:
"I love being a JODY but like the other person said it is always spelt wrog- JODIE. I don't know any other Jodys and i love that about myself. I amj unique like my name x" Oct. 6, 2008:
"This is my name. I have met many more men with this name than women. Normally if the person is a women Jody is short for something else. Normally, people will spell my name "Jodi" and when they see my name they normally will call me Judy. I guess they expect a women to be Judy instead of Jody. A positive note is that the name is very much unique and not widely used; I like that about it." Oct. 17, 2007:
"I don't particuarly like the name, but every Jody I have met, has been kind, have a good heart, just a bit perfectionistic." Jun. 14, 2007:
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