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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 21 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 5.00% from its previous ranking of 20 in 2014. Joseph was ranked 958 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 0.63% from its previous ranking of 952 in 2014. Comes from the Hebrew "Yosep" Means "God says" If Day March 19.. Joseph grounded. Stubborn,Josephknow whatJosephwant. Full of common sense and logic, these are simple beings, uncomplicated, easy-going. Good, attentive, dedicated,Josephare always ready to help. Wise, thoughtful,Josephdo not speak to say nothing. Affectionate and tender,Josephare safe and faithful companions.

Full form of Joseph : Jovial Opinionated Sentimental Emotional Poised Hesitant

Joseph is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Whales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 19 in 2014. Around 85305 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 21 (0.287104% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 2592388 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 21 (0.287104% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 2592388 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. 0.725179% 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 Famous 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
Names like Joseph Joseph Namesakes Related Names: JosJosaJosabetJosabethJosaelJosafatJosaiJosaiaJosaiahJosaihJosalinJosalinaJosalindJosalineJosalynJosalyneJosalynnJosanJosannJosannaPosts having Joseph: Popularity of Joseph
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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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