[ 2 syll. jo-die, jod-ie ] The baby girl name Jodie is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced JHOWDiy- †. Jodie is of Hebrew origin and it is used mainly in English.
Jodie is a form of the English Joby.
Jodie is also a form of the English and Hebrew Jodi in the English language.
Jodie is also a shortening of the English, French, and German Judith in the English language.
Jodie is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1974, 0.066% of baby girls were named Jodie. It was #249 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is of only sporadic use today. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Jodie, Judith was the most frequently used in 2016. Although Jodie is used more commonly as a baby girl name today, there was a period prior to 1930 that it was more popular with boys. After 1950, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys. In 1969, 15 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Jodie.
† Pronunciation for Jodie: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Jodie is Actress Jodie Foster, born Alicia Christian Foster 19 November 1962, Los Angeles, California.