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Joseph meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Joseph No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: English French German Biblical Hebrew
How to pronounce Joseph jo-se-ph What does my name mean?
Meanings: God will Add God will Increase Jehova Increases It will Enlarge biblical name of Hebrew origin, meaning: God would multiply. Traditional, in many countries widespread name. Namesakes: Josef Cardinal Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI.

Joseph was ranked 20 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 4.76% from its previous ranking of 21 in 2015. Joseph was ranked 944 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.15% from its previous ranking of 955 in 2015.

Full form of Joseph : Jovial Opinionated Sentimental Emotional Poised Hesitant

Joseph is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 21 in 2015. Around 90597 people wear Joseph as their first name. Joseph is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Joseph is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 20 (0.275425% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 2603475 people wear Joseph as their first name. Joseph is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 20 (0.275425% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 2603475 people have Joseph as their first name. Joseph is not a native United States and Joseph may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.720268% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Joseph
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Expression number of Joseph is 1.

Joseph loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Joseph generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Joseph Aaronjoseph, Aidenjoseph, Andrewjoseph, Anthonyjoseph, Benjaminjoseph, Charlesjoseph, Christianjoseph, Danieljoseph, Davidjoseph, Ethanjoseph, François-Joseph, Ioseph, Jamesjoseph, Jaseph, Jhoseph, Joeseph, Johnjoseph, Jonathanjoseph, Joseph, JoshuajosephFamous people named Joseph
Joanna Joseph in The Remains of the Day as Actress
Josephine Duran in The Houses October Built as Actress
Sienna Joseph in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 as Actress
Josephine Huang in Common Ground - The Web Series as Actress
Genie Joseph in Spookies as Producer
Josephine Roberto in M&M, the Incredible Twins as Actress
Josephine Raahauge in Kærlighed på film as Actress
Josephine Pizzino in Mom as Actress
Josephine Messer in There's No Fish Food in Heaven as Actress
Josephine Bauer in Till det som är vackert as Actress
Joseph L. Mankiewicz, writer,producer,director
Joseph Cotten, actor,writer
Joseph Fiennes, actor,director,producer
Joseph Mazzello, actor,director,writer
Joseph Conlan, composer
Joseph P. Lucky, production designer,art director
Joseph Melskens, production manager,location management
Joseph Tartaglia, director,actor,writer
Joseph Crehan, actor
Joseph Baldwin, actor,writer,producer
Joseph Rochlitz, director,writer,assistant director
Joseph Maurer, producer,writer
Joseph Bologna, actor,writer,director
Joseph H. August, cinematographer,art director
Joseph F. Biroc, cinematographer
Joseph LaShelle, cinematographer
Joseph Ruttenberg, cinematographer
Joseph Vilsmaier, cinematographer,director,producer
Joseph Dubin, composer
Joseph Kosma, composer
Joseph LoDuca, composer
Joseph Grossberg, special effects,assistant director
Joseph Abbott, actor
Joseph Patrick Abel, actor
Joseph Abi-Ad, actor
Joseph Abjean, sound department
Joseph Abrahams, actor
Joseph 'Bambi' Abrahams, actor
Joseph Accerelli, actor
Joseph Ackler, actor
Joseph Adams, actor
Joseph Adamson, assistant director,writer
Joseph Adelman, writer,director
Joseph Adler, director,writer,editor
Names like Joseph Jos, Josa, Josabet, Josabeth, Josael, Josafat, Josai, Josaia, Josaiah, Josaih, Josalin, Josalina, Josalind, Josaline, Josalyn, Josalyne, Josalynn, Josan, Josann, Josanna
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Other variants of Joseph :Yousef Youssef Yusef Yusuf Hovsep Yusif Joseba Josepe Ioseph Ioses Yosef Yosif Josep Josip Joško Joso Jozo Josef Josephus Jozef Jef Joep Joop Joos Joost Jos Sjef Zef Jozefo Joĉjo Joosep Jooseppi Juuso Xosé Ioseb Soso Iosif József Jóska Józsi Seosamh Giuseppe Beppe Peppe Peppi Peppino Pino Iosephus Jāzeps Juozapas Juozas Josif Hohepa Josèp Józef José Zezé Osip Seòsaidh Jožef Jože Pepe Pepito Yosyp Yusup Yussel  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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