Given Name JO

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
PRONOUNCED: JO (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of JOAN (1), JOANNA, JOSEPHINE, or other names that begin with Jo. It is primarily masculine in German and Dutch, short for JOHANNES or JOSEF.
VARIANTS: Joanie, Joe, Joetta, Joey, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Joni, Jonie, Josie, Posie, Posy, Jonette (English), Achim, Hannes, Hans, Jockel, Sepp, Seppel (German), Hanke, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Joop (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVE: Jojo (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Josepha (English), Jana, Janina, Johanna, Josepha (German), Jana, Janna, Johanna (Dutch)
MASCULINE FORMS: Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Joseph, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Deshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Lashawn, Rashawn, Rashaun, Tajuana (African American), Gjon (Albanian), Yohannes (Amharic), Yahya, Yousef, Youssef, Yuhanna, Yusef, Yusuf (Arabic), Youcef (Arabic (Maghrebi)), Hovhannes, Hovsep, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes (Armenian), Xuan (Asturian), Yusif (Azerbaijani), Ganix, Ion, Jokin, Jon, Jone, Joseba, Iban (Basque), Ivan, Yan (Belarusian), Jehohanan, Jehoiachin, Jehoiakim, Joanna, Johanan, John, Joseph, Joses (Biblical), Ioanna, Ioannes, Ioseph, Ioses (Biblical Greek), Yehochanan, Yehoyakhin, Yehoyakim, Yochanan, Yosef (Biblical Hebrew), Iohanna, Iohannes, Ioseph (Biblical Latin), Jusuf (Bosnian), Yann, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (Breton), Ioan, Ioana, Ivan, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoan, Yoana, Yosif, Ivo, Vancho, Yanko (Bulgarian), Joan, Joana, Joaquim, Josep, Chimo, Jan, Quim, Ximo (Catalan), Jowan (Cornish), Ghjaseppu, Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanna, Ghjuvanni (Corsican), Ivan, Ivana, Josip, Josipa, Jozefina, Finka, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Joško, Joso, Jozo, Žana (Croatian), Ivan, Ivana, Jáchym, Jan, Jana, Johana, Josef, Josefa, Honza, Janek (Czech), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Joakim, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jokum, Jon, Josef, Josefine, Hanna, Hanne, Hans, Janne, Jannick, Jannicke, Jannik, Jannike, John, Jonna, Kim (Danish), Johano, Jozefo, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Jaan, Johanna, Johannes, Joosep, Juhan (Estonian), Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón (Faroese), Jani, Janika, Janina, Janne, Joakim, Johanna, Johannes, Joni, Jooseppi, Josefiina, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Aki, Hanna, Hannele, Hannes, Hannu, Iina, Jaakkima, Janna, Jonna, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi, Juuso, Kim, Kimi (Finnish), Jean, Jeanne, Joachim, Johanne, Josée, Joseph, Josèphe, Joséphine, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Fifi, Jeannot, Joanne, Josette, Josiane, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (French), Xoán, Xoana, Xosé (Galician), Ioane, Ioseb, Ivane, Soso, Vano (Georgian), Gianna, Giannis, Ioanna, Ioannis, Iosif, Yanna, Yannis, Yiannis, Gianni, Nana, Yanni, Yianni (Greek), Keoni (Hawaiian), Yochanan, Yosef (Hebrew), Josephus (History), Iván, János, Johanna, Jozefa, József, Hanna, Jancsi, Jani, Jóska, Józsi (Hungarian), Jóhann, Jóhanna, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna (Icelandic), Jusuf, Yohanes (Indonesian), Chevonne, Eoin, Seán, Sean, Seosamh, Shane, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán (Irish), Gioacchino, Gioachino, Giovanna, Giovanni, Giuseppa, Giuseppe, Ivan, Ivano, Beppe, Gia, Gian, Gianna, Gianni, Giannina, Giannino, Giosetta, Giovannetta, Nina, Nino, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino, Vanna, Vanni (Italian), Ioachim, Ioakeim, Joachim (Judeo-Christian Legend), Iosephus, Johanna, Johannes, Joannes (Late Roman), Jānis, Jāzeps (Latvian), Sjang, Sjeng (Limburgish), Janina, Jonas, Juozapas, Juozas (Lithuanian), Ivan, Ivana, Joakim, Josif, Jovan, Jovana, Ivo, Vancho, Vančo (Macedonian), Ean, Juan (Manx), Hohepa (Maori), Hann, Jan, Jon, Hankin, Jackin, Jankin (Medieval English), Jehan, Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Zuan (Medieval Italian), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Joakim, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon, Josef, Josefine, Hanna, Hanne, Hans, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, John, Jone, Kim (Norwegian), Joan, Josèp (Occitan), Yahya, Yousef, Yusef (Persian), Iwan, Jan, Janina, Janusz, Joachim, Joanna, Józef, Józefa, Józefina, Asia, Janek, Joasia (Polish), Joana, João, Joaquim, José, Josefa, Josefina, Joaninha, Joãozinho, Quim, , Zezé (Portuguese), Ioan, Ioana, Ion, Iosif, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu (Romanian), Akim, Ioann, Iosif, Ivan, Yakim, Yana, Zhanna, Osip, Vanya (Russian), Juhán (Sami), Giuanna, Giuanne, Juanne (Sardinian), Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jean, Seona, Seonag, Seòsaidh, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid (Scottish), Ivan, Ivana, Joakim, Josif, Jovan, Jovana, Ivica, Ivo, Janko (Serbian), Ivan, Ivana, Ján, Jana, Jozef, Jozefína, Janko (Slovak), Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janez, Josip, Jožef, Jožefa, Žan, Anže, Janko, Jože, Žana (Slovene), Jan (Sorbian), Iván, Joaquín, José, Josefa, Josefina, Juan, Juana, Ibán, Josepe, Juanita, Juanito, Pepe, Pepito (Spanish), Ivan, Jan, Janina, Janna, Jens, Joakim, Johan, Johanna, Johannes, Jon, Josef, Josefina, Josefine, Hampus, Hanna, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne, John, Jonna, Kim (Swedish), Yahya, Yusuf (Turkish), Ýusup (Turkmen), Ivan, Ivanna, Yana, Yosyp (Ukrainian), Yusup (Uyghur), Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Shan, Siân, Siôn, Siwan, Ianto (Welsh)
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Entry updated October 30, 2011