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Jo - Meaning of Jo

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Meaning of the name JoJosephJohnJackEvanIanJoseJuanGiovanniIvanJoelSeanZaneShaneJohnnyShawnJonasHankJoeJohannesJodan

[ 1 syll. jo ] The baby boy name Jo is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is JHow- †. Jo is used chiefly in the English, Dutch, German, and Japanese languages, and its origin is Hebrew. From the short form of other given names, but now used as an independent name in its own right. See Jo for more information.

In addition, Jo is a short form of the name Joe (English and French) in the Dutch, English, and Japanese languages as well as a short form of the name Joel (English and German) in the Dutch and English languages.

Jo is also a short form of the name Johannes (Dutch, German, and Scandinavian) in the Dutch and English languages.

Jo is also a variant of the name John (English and Hebrew) in the Dutch and German languages.

Jo is also a short form of the name Joe (English and French) in the Dutch, English, and Japanese languages as well as a short form of the name Joseph (English, French, and German) in the English and Japanese languages.

See also the related form, Jodan.

See also the related categories, independent, hebrew, japanese, dutch, and german.

Jo is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2016, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Jo, Joseph was the most regularly used. Jo has predominantly been a girl name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Jo include Joe, Ojoe, J, Jaac, Jac, Jace, Jach, Jack, Jacke, Jacks, Jacq, Jacs, Jae, Jag, Jah, Jaice, Jaik, Jaike, Jak, and Jake.

† Pronunciation for Jo: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"


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