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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JO-dee

Meaning & History

Probably either a variant of JUDY or a diminutive of JOSEPH. It was popularized by the young hero in Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' novel The Yearling (1938) and the subsequent film adaptation (1946).