Name
JOSEPH

Name JOSEPH

Between 1880 and 2018 there were 3,373,017 births of Joseph in the countries below, which represents an average of 24,442 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 13,773 births.
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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 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).
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/
Noun (References) src :
  • joseph in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • Earl, Alice Morse (1894) Costume of Colonial Times‎[1], C. Scribner's Sons, page 144
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • St. Joseph
  • Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
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, cognate with English Joseph.
Proper noun (Related 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 - 2018
2,613,277
6,097
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
374,926
478
ONOntario
1913 - 2016
184,064
283
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
94,739
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2018
23,009
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2018
18,800
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2018
15,401
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2018
14,829
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2018
10,653
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
3,694
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
2,949
10
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
2,910
0
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
2,814
3
ITItaly
1999 - 2017
1,408
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
690
0
NONorway
1945 - 2018
491
0
SESweden
1998 - 2018
417
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
288
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
195
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2018
193
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
145
0
ATAustria
2010 - 2016
142
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
78
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2018
28
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2017
6
0

Total births of Joseph by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Joseph
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2018
9,555
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
1,989
0
FRFrance
2018
738
0
AUAustralia
2018
469
0
ONOntario
2016
279
0
IEIreland
2018
150
0
BRBrazil
2010
87
0
ITItaly
2017
86
0
NZNew Zealand
2018
86
0
ABAlberta
2018
80
0
QCQuebec
2018
63
0
BCBritish Columbia
2018
62
0
ATAustria
2016
31
0
BEBelgium
2018
27
0
SESweden
2018
25
0
CHSwitzerland
2018
18
0
DEGermany
2018
16
0
PLPoland
2018
5
0
DKDenmark
2018
3
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
2
0
ARArgentina
2015
1
0
PTPortugal
2017
1
0

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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
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Rankings of first name JOSEPH by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#23US United State of America2018
#27GB United Kingdom2018
#45ON Ontario2016
#49AB Alberta2018
#49IE Ireland2018
#55AU Australia2018
#57NZ New Zealand2018
#59BC British Columbia2018
#97FR France2018
#107QC Quebec2018
#199AT Austria2016
#219IT Italy2017
#292DK Denmark2018
#338SE Sweden2018
#388CH Switzerland2018
#390PL Poland2018
#417BE Belgium2018
#441DE Germany2018
#488CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#1001BR Brazil2010
#1281PT Portugal2017
#1335AR 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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