Name
JOSEPH

Name JOSEPH

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 3,388,053 births of Joseph in the countries below, which represents an average of 24,374 births of children bearing the first name Joseph per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 12,851 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Joseph   
In Italiano Nome Joseph   

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Information about the first name Joseph

We celebrate Joseph on March 19th
The first name Joseph is listed in our categories :The first name Joseph has been assigned to:
99.80% to boys
0.20% to girls
The country where the first name Joseph is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Joseph

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Joseph : Jhosep, Joesph, Joshep, Jospeh, Josphe

Joseph in Japanese *

Romajijozefu
Katakanaジョゼフ
Hiraganaじょぜふ
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Joseph in sign language

Joseph in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Joseph

US English
Etymology src :
  • Probably in allusion to Joseph's coat of many colours in Genesis 37:3.
Etymology src :
  • Old Testament Hebrew יוֹסֵף‎ (Yoséf, “(God) shall add”); a son of Jacob.
Noun src :
  • joseph (plural josephs)
  • (sometimes capitalised) A woman's riding habit worn in the 18th century with a long cape and buttons running down the front.
Noun src :
  • Joseph (plural Josephs)
  • One whose chastity is above temptation (from the story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife in Genesis xxxix).
  • 1977, Buzzcocks, Orgasm Addict
  • You're a kid Casanova, you're no JosephIt's a labor of love fucking yourself to deathOrgasm addict, you're an orgasm addict
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈdʒəʊsəf/
  • (US) enPR: jō'səf, IPA(key): /ˈdʒoʊsəf/
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒəʊzəf/
  • (US) enPR: jō'səf, jō'zəf, IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒoʊsəf/, /ˈd͡ʒoʊzəf/
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • St. Joseph
  • Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (diminutives): Joe, Joey
  • (feminine equivalent): Josephine
  • (English surname): Josephs, Josephson
  • Jos.
Proper noun (Statistics) src :
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Joseph is the 313th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 100,959 individuals. Joseph is most common among Black (54.2%) individuals.
FR French
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʒo.zɛf/
Proper noun src :
  • Joseph m
  • Joseph (biblical figure)
  • A male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Joseph.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
DE German
Proper noun src :
  • Joseph m (genitive Josephs)
  • Alternative spelling of Josef
 

Popularity of the name Joseph

Number of JOSEPH births per year

Total births of Joseph by country

Births with the first name Joseph
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
2,622,627
6,098
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
375,663
480
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
184,564
283
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
96,417
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
23,311
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
18,932
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
15,491
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
14,829
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
10,696
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
4,461
4
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
3,605
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
3,019
10
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
2,910
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
1,486
5
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
715
0
NONorway
1945 - 2019
541
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
460
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
447
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
288
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
231
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
198
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
145
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
78
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
53
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
6
0

Total births of Joseph by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Joseph
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
9,058
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
1,678
0
FRFrance
2019
829
0
AUAustralia
2019
302
0
ONOntario
2018
257
0
IEIreland
2019
132
0
NZNew Zealand
2019
90
0
BRBrazil
2010
87
0
ITItaly
2018
78
0
ABAlberta
2019
69
0
QCQuebec
2019
62
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
44
0
ATAustria
2018
30
0
SESweden
2019
30
0
BEBelgium
2019
25
0
NLNetherlands
2019
25
0
DEGermany
2018
16
0
DKDenmark
2019
12
0
CHSwitzerland
2019
10
0
NONorway
2019
9
0
PLPoland
2019
5
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
2
0
ARArgentina
2015
1
0

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Personalities with the first name Joseph

There are 1869 personalities with the first name Joseph


Benoît Xvi
(Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger) src

Germany Vatican city
Catholic priest University teacher Pianist Religious writer Theologian Catholic deacon Philosopher


Charles De Gaulle
(Charles André Joseph De Gaulle Maillot) src

France
Military personnel Politician Statesperson Memoirist Military theorist


Rudyard Kipling
(Joseph Rudyard Kipling) src

United kingdom United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Screenwriter Writer Poet War correspondent Author Journalist Children's writer Novelist Autobiographer Science fiction writer


Alfred Hitchcock
(Alfred Joseph Hitchcock) src

United states of america United kingdom United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Screenwriter Cinematographer Television producer Television director Film director Film editor Film actor Film producer


Joseph Haydn
src

Holy roman empire
Composer Conductor Pianist Musician Musicologist


Joe Biden
(Joseph Robinette Biden) src

United states of america
Politician University teacher Lawyer


David Beckham
(David Robert Joseph Beckham) src

United kingdom
Actor Association football player Model Blogger


Joseph Fourier
(Jean-Baptiste Joseph Fourier) src

France
Engineer Physicist Mathematician Historian Prefect University teacher Archaeologist


Joseph Goebbels
(Paul Joseph Goebbels) src

Germany
Politician Propagandist Demagogue


Joseph Conrad
(Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski) src

United kingdom Russian empire United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Screenwriter Novelist Essayist Autobiographer Writer Science fiction writer



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Joseph
Full list of personalities with the first name Joseph

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Joseph

There are 5556 actors and actresses with the first name Joseph
Joseph Cartigiano
Joseph Di Stefano
Joseph Hynes
Joseph Furnace
Joseph Newman
Joseph Tribuzio Jr.
Joseph Baena
Joseph Castanon
Joseph Al-Ahmad
Joseph Gabriel
Joseph Ashworth
Joseph Duggar
Joseph Karre
Joseph Sykes
Joseph E.G. Barrett
Joseph Snell
Joseph Rhys Blake
Joseph Lee Anderson
Joseph Anthony
Joseph Mcmanners
Joseph Zita
Joseph Barratt
Joseph Biggel
Joseph Paul Branca
Joseph Pentz
Joseph Mahler Taylor
Joseph Aston
Joseph Sasson
Joseph Tremain
Joseph Cordaro

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Joseph
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Joseph

Rankings of first name JOSEPH by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#24US United State of America2019
#35GB United Kingdom2019
#47ON Ontario2018
#52IE Ireland2019
#54NZ New Zealand2019
#55AB Alberta2019
#61AU Australia2019
#81FR France2019
#96BC British Columbia2019
#116QC Quebec2019
#209AT Austria2018
#227IT Italy2018
#308SE Sweden2019
#320DK Denmark2019
#358NO Norway2019
#430PL Poland2019
#430BE Belgium2019
#444DE Germany2018
#497CH Switzerland2019
#539CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#585NL Netherlands2019
#1004BR Brazil2010
#1284AR Argentina2015
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name JOSEPH (female) births over the last year available in each country






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