Pronunciation: [Jo]

Gender: Unisex

Meaning: He will enlarge

Origin: Hebrew

Variant Forms

JodyOf JudeaFemaleHebrew
JoelleJehovah Is God. Feminine Of Joel.FemaleEnglish
JoleneA Well-Established Compound Of Jo-FemaleAmerican English

Famous Dogs Named Jo

Tickle Em Jock: The first Scottish Terrier to win Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Old Jock: An early Fox Terrier.

Marjorie: A depancreatized dog, was the subject of experiments by Frederick Banting and his assistant, Charles Best.

Joy: A Spaniel, belonging to the last Russian crown prince Alexei Romanov.

Jonathan: A Husky, is the University of Connecticut's mascot, and is named after the state of Connecticut's first governor.

John Joiner: The terrier who rescued Tom Kitten from being made into a pudding by rats in The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or The Roly-Poly Pudding.

Jo-Fi: A Chow Chow belonging to Sigmund Freud. Jo-Fi often sat in on therapy sessions and assisted in calming patients.

Joe: German Shepherd Dog, starring in the television series Run, Joe, Run.

Jock of the Bushveld: A Staffordshire bull terrier from South Africa in the 1880 whose owner wrote a book about their travels together.

Jock: Scottish Terrier in the animated 1955 Disney movie Lady and the Tramp.

Cujo: A 200-pound Saint Bernard from the book Cujo who chases a wild rabbit into a small limestone cave.

Beautiful Joe: Mongrel, a famous character in the novel, Beautiful Joe: The True Story of a Brave Dog.

Beautiful Joe: An abused Airedale who was rescued from a brutal master, inspired an 1894 bestselling novel of the same name.

Banjo: An Irish Setter/Golden Retriever mix and star of Stroh's beer advertising in the 1980s.

Famous People Named Jo

Zoran Jolevski is the current Minister of Defense for the Republic of Macedonia and a former diplomat.

Tom Jones was a famous Welsh singer.

T. B. Joshua is a Nigerian televangelist and faith healer.

Steve Jobs was a legendary figure and master of innovation who created history with his revolution in consumer electronics.

Sojourner Truth was an African American abolitionist who was the first black woman to win a case against a white man.

Sir Clive William John Granger is a Nobel Prize winning economist and a trendsetter in economic science.

Salvador Jorge Blanco is a famous politician and writer who belonged to the Dominican Republic.

Robert Johnson was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician.

Queen Rania of Jordan is the Queen consort of Jordon.

Pope John XXIII was the fourth of fourteen children born to a family of sharecroppers who lived in a village in Lombardy.

Pope John Paul II served as the Pope of the Catholic Church for more than two and half decades.

Omar Torrijos was a famous political leader of Panama, who is known for the Panama Canal treaties signed with U.

Milla Jovovich is an American actress, model and fashion designer.

Michael Jordan is a retired basketball player, known for being the ‘NBA’ champion on six occasions.

Michael Johnson is a record-breaking sprinter, who has won several gold medals.

Mary Harris Jones was an Irish-American schoolteacher and dressmaker and subsequently a mother figure to million working men and women.

Martín Torrijos is a former President of Panama, famous for introducing various progressive changes, including the ‘Canal Expansion Project’.

Marjorie Lee Browne was an eminent African-American mathematician & educator.

King Hussein of Jordan was the King of Jordan from 1952 until his death in 1999.

Kim Jong-un is the current Supreme Leader of North Korea, a position inherited from his father Kim Jong-il.

Kim Jong Il was the Supreme Leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea.

Jozef Murgaš was a Slovak inventor, painter, and priest who contributed towards the development of wireless communications.

Jože Plečnik was a great Slovenian architect who tried to model Ljubljana on ancient Athens.

Jože Javoršek was a Slovenian playwright, poet and essayist.

Joyce Carol Oates is an acclaimed, award-winning American novelist, short story writer and poet.

Joyce Brothers was one of the most prominent psychologists and a television personality.

Joss Whedon is an illustrious American screenwriter, author, composer and a film and television producer.

Joss Stone is an English soul singer-songwriter and actress.

Josquin Desprez remains an enigma to the musical historians.

Josip Broz Tito was the powerful revolutionary leader of Yugoslav Partisans.

Josiah Bartlett was a well-known 18th century American physician and politician who signed the U.

Joshua Chamberlain was an American college professor, war hero and Governor of Maine.

Josh Hartnett is an actor who rose to prominence during the 1990s as a teen heart throb.

Joseph Story was an American lawyer, writer and jurist who served in the early 19th century on the Supreme Court of the United States.

Joseph Stalin was a communist revolutionary, who played a key role in the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Joseph McCarthy was a U.S. Senator notorious for his anti-communist activities which led to the coining of the term ‘McCarthyism’.

Joseph Lister was the pioneer of antiseptic surgery.

Joseph Joffre was a French General during the World War I.

Joseph Heller was a renowned American novelist and playwright.

Joseph Haydn was one of the most prominent composers of the classical period.

Joseph Goebbels was a leader and propagandist during Nazi Germany.

Joseph E. Stiglitz has quite a slew of accomplishments to boast.

Joseph Conrad was an acclaimed Polish author, who wrote in English.

Joseph B. Soloveitchik was a major American Orthodox rabbi and modern Jewish philosopher.

Joseph Addison was an 18th century English poet, writer and politician.

Jose Rizal was a writer and revolutionary regarded as the greatest national hero of the Philippines.

José Napoleón Duarte was the President of El Salvador from 1984 to 1989.

José Mujica was the former President of Uruguay, who is known for implementing progressive reforms and legalizing marijuana sales in the country.

Jose Marti was a national hero of Cuba.

José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia was one of Paraguay’s first leaders after its independence, a supreme dictator of the country for 26 years.

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