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Every parent wants to choose the most perfect name for their baby. Names not only define a child's personality but are the way in which your child is introduced to the world.

There are many options of baby names that start with Jo, like Joah, Joalin, Joanes and Joans. Many names that start with Jo have a biblical reference, hence, not only the name but the meaning of the name is also beautiful, others have a range of different beautiful and interesting meanings to explore.

For more name options take a look at these girls' names beginning with J and these boys' names beginning with J.

Boy Names That Start With Jo

Choose names for boys that start with Jo from the list below. These J boy names are a great choice for any baby.

1. Joab (Hebrew origin), a name that means “father”.

2. Joachim (Hebrew origin) in Hebrew language this name means “raised by God”.

3. Joao (Portuguese origin), one of the boy names that means “Jehovah has been gracious”.

4. Joar (Nordic origin), is an old Nordic name meaning “the one with the horse”.

5. Job (Latin origin), one of the boy names that means “he who weeps”.

6. Joban (Indian origin), this lovely name means “youth”.

7. Jobandeep (Indian origin), one of the names that means “young ray of hope”.

8. Joben (Japanese origin), one of the names that means “enjoys cleanliness”.

9. Jochi (Mongolian origin), a baby boy name which means “son of Chenghez”.

10. Jodh (Indian origin), another one of the baby names meaning “brave and a mighty warrior”.

11. Jodhpal (Indian origin), another one of the baby names meaning “mighty and grownup protector”.

12. Jodie (Hebrew origin), a boy name that start with J and means “Jewish woman”.

13. Jodin (Dutch origin), one of the baby boys names which means “God is my judge”. Like many of the Dutch names the “j” in the name will be pronounced as a “y”.

14. Joel (Hebrew origin), in Hebrew language this name means “he that wills or commands”.

15. Joffrey (English origin), one of the names adapted from the name Geoffrey, it means “peace of a stranger”.

16. Joga (Indian origin), a wonderful baby boy name which means “a person of value”.

17. Jogaraja (Indian origin), one of the names for Lord Shiva.

18. Jogendra (Indian origin), another variant of the name for Lord Shiva. It means “ruler of the yogis”.

19. Jogesh (India origin), this is another variant of the name for Lord Shiva. It means “master of yoga”.

20. Joginder (Indian origin), means “gentle”. This is another of Lord Shiva’s names.

21. Johan (German origin), a variation of the name “John”, it means “God is kind”. Like many of the German names the “j” in the name will be pronounced as a “y”

22. Johanny (Dominican origin), another one of the names meaning “gracious”.

23. Johansen (Scandinavian origin), one of the patronymic names meaning “son of Johan”.

24. John (Hebrew origin), one of the most popular names beginning with “Jo”, John has biblical references and means “gracious”.

25. Jokith (Icelandic origin), meaning “glacier of ice”. Like many of the Icelandic names the “j” in the name will be pronounced as a “y”

26. Jomon (Japanese origin), means “patterned” and is one of the occupational names. It comes from the type of pottery the Japanese people of the Neolithic period used to do.

27. Joost (Dutch origin), like many of the Dutch names the “j” in the name will be pronounced as a “y”. Joost in Dutch means “just”.

28. Jori (Hebrew origin), means “down flowing”. Like so many other names the “j” in the name is pronounced “y”.

29. Jovin (Latin origin), means “father of the sky”. One of the more beautiful names for a baby boy.

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Names Of Famous People Beginning With Jo

There are several famous personalities whose names start with Jo. Choose from one of these Jo names and you never know your baby might inherit some of their traits.

30. Joe (Hebrew origin), short for Joseph. Famous personalities include the Former Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden.

31. Johnson (English origin) is one of those names which is extremely popular and there are so many famous people in the world with that name. Johnson is both a first and last and is one of the most popular names in the world. It is one of the most popular last names that start with Jo.

32. Jonah (Hebrew origin) in the Hebrew language this name means “dove” or “pigeon”. TV actor Jonah Hill is one of the celebrities with this name.

33. Jonas (Greek origin), meaning “sign”, it is now becoming a very popular name. The brothers behind the band ‘Jonas Brothers’ share this name.

34. Jonathan (Hebrew origin) is another one of the popular names adopted by a lot of parents. One of the most famous persons with this name is Jonathan Stewart or Jon Stewart as he is lovingly known.

35. Jordan (Hebrew origin), meaning “one who descends”, the name refers to the Jordan river. One of the names that can be used as a first and last name. Michael Jordan is one of the most famous people with the name.

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36. Jorge (Spanish origin), another one of the occupational names. It means “farmer”. Jorge Posada, the Puerto Rican baseball player who played for the New York Yankees is one of the most famous people with this name.

37. Jos (Dutch origin), this Dutch name is short for Joseph. Jos Buttler the English cricket team wicket keeper has this name.

38. Jose (Spanish origin) is short for Joseph. It means “the Lord will increase”. If you want to name your baby boy Jose you will be in illustrious company. The Prince of Brazil is called Jose. Another celebrity with this name is Jose Mourinho.

39. Josh (Hebrew origin) in Hebrew language this name is short for Joshua. It means “Lord is my salvation”. Australian cricket fast bowler Josh Hazlewood shares this name and as does actor Josh Brolin.

40. Joshua (Hebrew origin) means “God is my salvation”. Joshua is both a first and last name. Some famous personalities include Anthony Joshua the boxer and Joshua Jackson the TV actor.

41. Joss (German origin), meaning “member of a Germanic tribe called the Gauts”. Some with this name are film director Joss Whedon and Singer Joss Stone.

42. Joules (English origin), a name derived from Joule which is a unit for measuring energy. It is named after James Prescott Joule the English physicist who studied the nature of heat.

Girl Names That Start With Jo

There are some beautiful Jo names for baby girls starting with J followed by O. Below are some options for girls name starting with J and then o.

43. Joaninha (Hebrew origin), a girl name starting with J and it means “gracious”.

44. Joaquina (Hebrew origin), one of the baby names that means “God will provide with strength”.

45. Jobelle (English origin), this girl name means “gracious”.

46. Jobina (Hebrew origin), one of the baby names that means “persecuted”.

47. Jocasta (Greek origin), one of the names starting with Jo and it refers to someone who is jovial.

48. Jocea (Latin origin), one of the baby names that means “joyous”.

49. Joceline (Hebrew origin), derived from a Hebrew word which means “supplanter”.

50. Jocosa (Old Greek origin), this name refers to someone who is very “cheerful”.

51. Jodha (Indian origin), meaning of this name is “princess”.

52. Jofeena (English origin), means “perfect life”.

53. Jogini (Indian origin), a Jo-name that means “saintly”.

54. Johana (English origin), a very popular baby girl name and it means “a gracious gift of God”.

55. Johncy (English origin), one of the baby names that means “brave”.

56. Joita (Indian origin), one of the baby names that means “victorious”.

57. Jola (Greek origin), one of the jo names that means “pretty”.

58. Jolli (Indian origin), one of the baby names that means “cheerful or jolly”.

59. Jonak (Indian origin), one of the baby names that means “moon’s light”.

60. Jonette (English origin), it is the female variant of “John”.

61. Joohi (Indian origin), refers to the “jasmine flower”.

62. Joshnika (Indian origin), a girl name that means "cupid", of the Indian God, Shiva.

63. Jothisri (Indian origin), one of the girl names that means “bright”.

64. Jovina (English origin), this name is the female variant of Jovian.

65. Joya (Indian origin), this popular baby girl name means “happiness”.

66. Joyatri (Indian origin), the name means “light”.

67. Joyeesmita (Indian origin), this name means “victorious smile”.

68. Joyline (English origin), one of the popular girl names that means “a life full of joy”

69. Joyous (English origin), one of the girl names that means “Lord”.

70. Joyshree (Indian origin), one of the girl names that means “happiness, pleasure”

Gender Neutral Names That Start With Jo

The name Jo by itself is a unisex name and it is used by many parents who want a genderless or gender neutral name for their baby. There are other options as well for unisex names starting with Jo. If you wish to choose a baby name that can be used by any gender irrespective of whether your baby is a girl or a boy, here are few options.

71. Joan (Hebrew origin), in Hebrew language this Jo name means “God is gracious”.

72. Joarder (Indian origin), a unisex name and it means “powerful”.

73. Jocelyn (Multiple origin) in English this baby name means “playful.

74. Joddie (Hebrew origin), One of the unisex baby names and it means “God’s grace”.

75. Jody (Hebrew origin), this unisex name is a variant of Judy for a girl and short form of Joseph for a boy.

76. Joee (Hebrew origin), this baby name means that “God will add”.

77. Joell (English origin), a unisex name that means “God is the Lord”.

78. Joha (Hebrew origin), someone who is revived by Jehovah.

79. Johdy (Hebrew origin), a name which means “protector”.

80. Johnnie (English origin), means “God is very gracious”.

81. Jojo (Hebrew origin), means “beautiful beyond compare”.

82. Jona (Hebrew origin), means “dove”.

83. Jonay (Hebrew language origin), a reflection of the “graciousness of God”.

84. Jone (Hebrew origin), this is one of the names that also means “gift from God”.

85. Jonesy (English name), another one of the names which means “Gracious God”.

86. Joni (French or Hebrew origin), this name means “God is gracious”.

87. Jonn (Hebrew origin), precursor to the name John.

88. Joodi (Arabic origin), a name which means “kindness”.

89. Joon (Korean origin), means “pure, soul, spirit”.

90. Jovanni (Italian and Hebrew origin), this name also means “God is gracious”.

91. Joweese (Native American origin), a beautiful name meaning “chirping bird”.

92. Joyab (Arabic origin), meaning loyal, this is one of the more beautiful names.

93. Joyatri (Indian origin), a beautiful name meaning “light”.

94. Joyce (English origin), this name refers to “little Lord”.

95. Joygun (Indian origin), meaning “good-mannered”.

96. Jozefien (Dutch origin), this is the Dutch form of the name “Josephine”.

Some Names That Use Jo As A Short Form

Below are some names starting with Jo which use the short form of Jo. However, it is important to add that any long name starting with Jo can also use Jo as a short form.

97. Joanne (Hebrew origin), this name refers to “the graciousness of God”.

98. Joseph (Hebrew origin), means “he will add”.

99. Josephine (Hebrew origin), the biblical meaning of this name is “God raises”.

100. Josia (Hebrew origin), meaning “God helps”.

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for [Names that start with Jo] then why not take a look at these names with nicknames, or for something different try these girl names with boy nicknames.

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