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The baby name Jerod is simply an alternative spelling of the Biblical name Jared. While it's not quite as popular as the original, it still became a top 1,000 baby name in the United States during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Jerod comes with a variety of cute nicknames and pairs well with many classic middle names for boys.

Meaning of the name Jerod:

Hebrew: Descending

Origin of the name Jerod:

Jerod is an alternative spelling of Jared, which is a name found in the Old Testament of the Bible.

Symbolism of the name Jerod:

In the Bible, Jared (the name from which Jerod was derived) is a sixth-generation descendent of Adam and Eve. He supposedly lived to be 962 years old and had many children. For this reason, the name may symbolize a long life or may be used to honor an ancestor.

Baby name Jerod


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Gender of the name Jerod:

Jerod is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Jerod:


Number of syllables in the name Jerod:


Emotion evoked from the name Jerod:

The baby name Jerod evokes images of someone who is very fair and diplomatic.

Alternative spellings for the name Jerod:

Nicknames for the name Jerod:

  • Jer
  • Jerry
  • Jean
  • Jay
  • Red

Popularity of the name Jerod:

Jerod was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States throughout the 1970s, 1980s and 1900s. According to the Social Security Administration, it last ranked in 1998 at number 936.

Related names for the name Jerod:

Great middle names for Jerod and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Jerod:

  • JeRod Cheery (football player and radio host)
  • Jerod Ward (baseball player)
  • Jerod Hasse (basketball coach)
  • Jerod Mayo, Sr. (football player)
  • Jerod Mixon (actor)
  • Jerod Swallow (ice skater)

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