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Names starting with Jo

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