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Gender: F Origin of Jo: Diminutive of Joanna, Josephine, etc

Still evokes the spunky image of the character in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women.

Famous People Named Jo

Jo Elizabeth Stafford, American singer
Jo De La Rosa, American reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of Orange County")
Joanne "Jo" Frost, English nanny and TV personality
Joanna Mary "Jo" Durie, English tennis player
Joanne "Jo" Coburn, English broadcast journalist
Jo Qesem Ayela Aleh, New Zealand Olympic sailor
Brody Jo Hamilton, daughter of Laird Hamilton & Gabrielle Reece
Janet Damita Jo Jackson, American singer

Pop Culture References for the name Jo

Jo Wilson, character on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
Josephine "Jo" March, character in Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women"
Jo Harvelle, character on TV's "Supernatural"
Jo Polniaczek, character on TV's "The Facts of Life"
Jo Stockton, character in movie "Funny Face"
Jo, character on animated series "Total Drama: Revenge of the Island"
Jo Danville, character on TV's "CSI: NY"
Jo Keener, character on TV's "Good Luck Charlie"
Jo Masterson, character on TV's "Twisted"
Josephine Madonna Henrietta "Jo" Stiles, character on British soap "Emmerdale"
Jo Marlowe, character on TV's "Law and Order: SVU"
Dr. Jo Harding, lead character in the film "Twister"