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Names starting with Jo

Jonah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who was swallowed by a great fish.
Jock - Scottish form of English Jack, meaning "God is gracious."
Jodoc - Celtic name derived from a diminutive form of iudh, meaning "lord."
Joëlle -  Feminine form of French Joël, meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God."
Jolanda - Italian form of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."
Jochjo - Pet form of Esperanto Johano "God is gracious" and Jozefo "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jophiel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yophiel, meaning "beauty of God." In Jewish lore, this is the name of an archangel. 
Jordon - Variant spelling of English unisex Jordan, meaning "flowing down."
Jorge - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jóhann - Icelandic from of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Johan - Short form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious." In use by the Czechs, Finnish, Germans and Scandinavians.
Josepha - Feminine form of English Joseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jooseppi - Finnish form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jordie - Pet form of English unisex Jordan, meaning "flowing down."
Jóhannes - Icelandic form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jovan - Serbian form of Greek Ioannes (Latin Johannes), meaning "God is gracious."
Joana - Feminine form of Portuguese João, meaning "God is gracious." 
Jorun - Variant spelling of Scandinavian Jorunn, meaning "stallion to love."
Josiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yoshiyah (Greek Josias), meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of the sixteenth king of Judah.
Jody - Pet form of English Judith, meaning "Jewess" or "praised." Compare with masculine Jody. 
Jorck - Dutch form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jojo - Unisex pet form of English Joe "(God) shall add (another son)" and Jo "God is gracious."
Jonette - Diminutive form of English Jonie, meaning "God is gracious."
Joannes - Late Latin form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jovita - Portuguese and Spanish feminine form of Roman Latin Jove, meaning "god." 
Joandra - Elaborated form of English Joanne, meaning "God is gracious."
Josias - Latin form of Greek Iosias, meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 
Josep - Catalan form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jonquil - English name derived from the name of the "jonquil flower," from Latin juncus, meaning "rush."
Jonathon - Variant spelling of English Jonathan, meaning "God has given."
Johnnie - English unisex pet form of John and Johnna, both meaning "God is gracious."
Jochen - German form Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes."
Jonatan - Swedish form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given."
Josephina - Feminine form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jocelyn - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the Old French personal name Joscelin, meaning "Gaut." 
Josaphat - Anglicized form of Greek Iosaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.
Jovana - Feminine form of Serbian Jovan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jolenta - Variant spelling of Polish Jolanta, meaning "violet flower."
Jori - French Provençal form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Johnathan - Variant spelling of English Jonathan, meaning "God has given."
Joram - Anglicized form of Greek Ioram and Hebrew Yowram, meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. 
José - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jockie - Pet form of Scottish Jock, meaning "God is gracious."
Jobeth - English compound name composed of Jo "God is gracious" and Beth "God is my oath." 
Joseph - Anglicized form of Greek Ioseph (Hebrew Yehowceph and Yowceph), meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus, and the name of the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt.
Joe - Short form of English Joseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jovanni - Italian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Josie - Pet form of English Josephine, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Józef - Polish form of Greek Ioseph (Hebrew Yowceph), meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."
Joost - Dutch pet form of Roman Latin Justus "fair, just." 
Joash -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowash, meaning "given by the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Gideon.
Jocasta - Latin form of Greek Iokaste/Jocaste, possibly meaning "violet tinted (clouds)." In mythology, this is the name of the mother and wife of Oedipus.
Josif - Serbian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Josepe - Basque form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jofranka - Romani form of Latin Francisca, meaning "French."
Jos - Pet form of Dutch Jozef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Joyce - English unisex form of Norman French Josce, meaning "lord." In the Middle Ages, this was a masculine name, now it is almost strictly feminine. 
Joscelin - Norman French form of Old High German Gautelen, meaning "Gaut." 
Jo - Short form of English Joanne, meaning "God is gracious." Also used as a short form of other names beginning with Jo-. Compare with masculine Jo. 
Jovilios - Ancient Latin form of Greek Iovilios, meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove/Jupiter)."
Jozefo - Esperanto form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jocky - Variant spelling of Scottish Jockie, meaning "God is gracious."
Josce - Norman French form of Latin Jodocus, meaning "lord."
Jordi -  Variant spelling of English unisex Jordie, meaning "flowing down."
Jónas - Icelandic form of Greek Ionas, meaning "dove."
Jonathan - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David.
Jonny - Variant spelling of English Johnny, meaning "God is gracious."
Joan - Medieval English contracted form of Old French Johanne, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with masculine Joan.
Joni - Variant spelling of English Jonie, meaning "God is gracious."
Josh - Short form of English Joshua, meaning "God issalvation."
Jolie - French name meaning "pretty."
Jovilius - Variant spelling of ancient Latin Jovilios, meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove/Jupiter)."
Jóhanna - Feminine form of Icelandic Jóhann, meaning "God is gracious."
Jordaan - Dutch masculine form of Hebrew unisex Yordan, meaning "flowing down."
Josette - Pet form of French Joséphine, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Johna - Variant spelling of English Johnna, meaning "God is gracious."
Joakim - Scandinavian form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Joby - Pet form of English Job, meaning "hated, oppressed."
Jordan - Anglicized form of Greek Iordanes and Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine. In the New Testament, Jesus was baptized in this river by John the Baptist.
Jorunn - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Jórunnr, meaning "stallion to love."
Josu - Basque form of Latin Jesus, meaning "God is salvation."
Josué - Portuguese form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God issalvation."
Joey - Pet form of English Joseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jolene - Pet form of French Jolie, meaning "pretty." 
Joanna - Latin form of Greek Ioanna, meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of a follower of Jesus.
Joeri - Dutch form of Russian Yuri, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jourdain - French form of Hebrew Yarden, meaning "flowing down."
Jouni - Finnish form of Greek Ioannes (Latin Johannes), meaning "God is gracious."
Joachim - Contracted form of English Jehoiakim, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Johnny - Pet form of English John, meaning "God is gracious."
Joren - Dutch and Frisian form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jocelin - Feminine form of English unisex Jocelyn, meaning "Gaut."
Joaquin - Spanish form of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes."
Jörgen - Swedish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Joep - Pet form of Dutch Jozef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jordana - Feminine form of English unisex Jordan, meaning "flowing down."
Joxepa - Feminine form of Basque Joseba, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Johanne -   Danish and Norwegian form of Latin Johanna, meaning "God is gracious."
Jolyon - Medieval English variant spelling of Roman Latin Julian, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Josslyn - Feminine form of English unisex Jocelyn, meaning "Gaut."
Johanan - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowchanan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jozua - Dutch form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation."
Jodie - Variant spelling of English Jody, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Joël - French form of Greek Ioel (Hebrew Yowel), meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God."
Joetta - Pet form of English Jo, meaning "God is gracious."
Johnathon - Variant spelling of English Jonathan, meaning "God has given."
Joceline - Feminine form of English unisex Jocelyn, meaning "Gaut."
Jouko - Short form of Finnish Joukahainen, possibly meaning "great, large."
Jorma - Finnish form of Greek Ieremias (Hebrew Yirmeyahu), meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls."
Jolán - Hungarian form of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."
Joktan - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Shem.
Jochim - German form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Joseba - Basque form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jozo - Pet form of Croatian/Slovene Josip, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jotham - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowtham, meaning "God is perfect." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the youngest son of Gideon.
Joshua - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Jehoshua is another Anglicized form.
Jodocus - Latin form of Celtic Jodoc, meaning "lord."
Joris - Dutch and Frisian form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jonna - Variant spelling of English Johnna, meaning "God is gracious."
Joop - Pet form of Dutch Jozef "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Joona - Finnish form of Greek Ionas, meaning "dove."
Johar - Hindi name, possibly meaning "salute."
Joasia - Polish pet form of Latin Joanna, meaning "God is gracious."
Jonie - Feminine form of English John, meaning "God is gracious."
Jón - Contracted form of Icelandic Jóhann, meaning "God is gracious."
Joaquima - Feminine form of Catalan/Portuguese Joaquim, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Jodene - Elaborated form of English Jody, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Joy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "joy."
Joss - Pet form of English unisex Jocelyn, meaning "Gaut." Compare with strictly masculine Joss.
Joleen - English variant spelling of French Jolene, meaning "pretty." 
Jools - Variant spelling of English Jules, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Josip - Croatian and Slovene form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jolana - Czech and Slovene form of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."
Johano - Esperanto form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Josef - Scandinavian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Johana - Czech form of Latin Joanna, meaning "God is gracious."
Josebe - Feminine form of Basque Joseba, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jola - Pet form of Hungarian Jolán, meaning "violet flower."
Jože - Pet form of Slovene Jožef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jocosa - Middle English feminine form of English unisex Joyce, meaning "lady." 
József - Hungarian form of Greek Ioseph (Hebrew Yowceph), meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."
Johnna - Feminine form of English John, meaning "God is gracious."
Jolánka - Pet form of Hungarian Jolán, meaning "violet flower."
Joses - Anglicized form of Greek Ioses, meaning "exalted." In the bible, this is the name of a brother of Jesus.
Jove - This is another name for the Roman god Jupiter (Greek Zeus), derived from the first element of the Indo-European compound *dyēus-pəter ("God the father"), hence "god." 
Jozafat - Polish form of Greek Iosaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges."
Joukahainen - Finnish myth name of the rival of Väinämöinen, possibly meaning "great, large."
Jolanta - Polish form of Greek Iolanthe, meaning "violet flower."
Joye - Variant spelling of English Joy, meaning "joy."
Joisse - Variant spelling of English Joyce, meaning "lady."
Jocaste - Variant spelling of Greek Iokaste, possibly meaning "violet tinted (clouds)." In mythology, this is the name of the mother and wife of Oedipus. 
Jocheved - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory."
Joos - Pet form of Dutch Jozef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."  
Jone - Feminine form of Basque Jon, meaning "God is gracious."
Jochebed - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowkebed In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Miriam, Aaron and Moses.
Joanes - Basque form of Latin Joannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jorkki - Finnish form of Swedish Jörgen, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
John -  Anglicized form of Greek Ioannes (Latin Johannes), meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including John the Baptist.
Jormungand - Norwegian form of Old Norse Jörmungandr, possibly meaning "giant pole." In mythology, this is the name of the Midgard Serpent--also called the World Serpent--that encircles the earth beneath the ocean. 
Joord - Pet form of Dutch Jordaan, meaning "flowing down."
Jordyn - Variant spelling of English unisex Jordan, meaning "flowing down."
Jonty - Pet form of English Jonathan, meaning "God has given."
Joi - Variant spelling of English Joy, meaning "joy."
Josune - Basque feminine form of Jesus, meaning "God is salvation."
Joséphine - French form of Latin Josephina, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Joanne - English form of French Johanne (Latin Joanna), meaning "God is gracious." 
Jorie - Short form of English Marjorie, meaning "pearl."
Joann - Variant spelling of English Joanne, meaning "God is gracious."
Józefa - Feminine form of Polish Józef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Johnie - Pet form of English John, meaning "God is gracious."
Joshawa - Variant spelling of English Joshua, meaning "God issalvation."
Jovanka - Pet form of Serbian Jovana, meaning "God is gracious."
Joaquim - Catalan and Portuguese form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Jodi - Variant spelling of English Jody, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Jory - Cornish form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Joonas - Finnish form of Greek Ionas, meaning "dove."
Jonelle - Pet form of English Jonie, meaning "God is gracious."
Jowan - Cornish form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jorgji - Albanian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jorja - Modern spelling of English Georgia, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
Josephus - Late Latin form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Joah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowach, meaning "Jehovah is brother" or "whose brother is Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Asaph.
Joselyn - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Jocelyn, meaning "Gaut."
Jokum - Danish form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Josefina - Spanish feminine form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jochem - Dutch and German form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Jokin - Basque form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Josiane - Pet form of French Joséphine, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jowita - Polish feminine form of Roman Latin Jove, meaning "god." 
Josefa -   Czech feminine form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jörg - German form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Josée - French feminine form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Josèphe - French form of Latin Josephina, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jóska - Pet form of Hungarian József, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
João - Portuguese form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jörmungandr - Old Norse name, possibly meaning "giant pole." In mythology, this is the name of the Midgard Serpent--also called the World Serpent--that encircles the earth beneath the ocean. 
Józsi - Pet form of Hungarian József, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jórunnr - Old Norse name composed of the elements jór "stallion" and unna "to love," hence "stallion to love."
Jöran - Variant spelling of Swedish Göran, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Józsua - Hungarian form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation."
Jóna - Feminine form of Icelandic Jón, meaning "God is gracious."
Jo - Variant spelling of English Joe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." Compare with feminine Jo. 
Joan - Catalan form of English John, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with feminine Joan.
Jocelyn - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the Old French personal name Joscelin, meaning "Gaut." 
Jody - Pet form of English Joseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." Compare with feminine Jody.
Joel - English form of Greek Ioel (Hebrew Yowel), meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the minor prophets. 
Johann - German name derived from Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Johannes - Latin form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Johnnie - English unisex pet form of John and Johnna, both meaning "God is gracious."
Jojo - Unisex pet form of English Joe "(God) shall add (another son)" and Jo "God is gracious."
Jon -   Basque form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jonas -   Late Latin form of Greek Ionas, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Peter.
Joni - Finnish form of Greek Ioannes (Latin Johannes), meaning "God is gracious."
Jools - English form of French Jules, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Jordan - Anglicized form of Greek Iordanes and Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine. In the New Testament, Jesus was baptized in this river by John the Baptist.
Jordi -   Catalan form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jordon - Variant spelling of English unisex Jordan, meaning "flowing down."
Jordyn - Variant spelling of English unisex Jordan, meaning "flowing down."
Joelle - English form of French Joëlle, meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God."
Joss -   Pet form of English unisex Jocelyn, meaning "Gaut." 
Johanna - Feminine form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Josue - French and Spanish form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God issalvation."
Joyce - English unisex form of Norman French Josce, meaning "lord." In the Middle Ages, this was a masculine name, now it is almost strictly feminine. 
Jožef - Slovene form of Greek Ioseph (Hebrew Yowceph), meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."
Jozef - Dutch form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Josephine - English form of French Joséphine, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jožefa - Feminine form of Slovene Jožef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jozefa - Feminine form of Hungarian József, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 

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