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Name Joseph

Meaning:He (God) will addTools:

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About the name Joseph in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English, French
Diminutives:Jody, Seppi
Short forms:Jo
Topics:Phonetic alphabet FR
Saints:Joseph
US 2015 rank:#21     ... 19:Oliver, 20:Jayden, 21:Joseph, 22:Gabriel, 23:Samuel ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Josepha, Joep, Jose, José, Josée, Josef, Josefa, Josh, Josiah, Josip     Details
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About Joseph/Josepha, the group of names with the same origin as Joseph

Meaning/translation:He (God) will add
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:the name is interpreted as May God add another son
 in the Old Testament Joseph is the 11th son of Jacob, advisor to the pharaoh in Egypt, and thus the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
 in the New Testament Joseph is the husband of Maria, the mother of Jesus
Words:yacaph = to add, to increase  Hebrew
Topics:12 Tribes of Israel, New Testament, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:José Colombia 2011,  1:Yusuf Turkey 2014,  1:Yusif Azerbaijan 2015,  2:Josef Austria 2015,  2:Josip Croatia 2011,  3:József Hungary 2014,  4:Josefa Spain 2015,  7:Joseph USA 2003,  9:Josefine Denmark 2013,  12:Giuseppe Italy 2014
Somehow related to:Giosch
Name variants:Beppina, Fien, Fiene, Giuseppa, Giuseppina, Guiseppa, Guiseppina, Josée, Josefa, Josefin, Josefina, Josefine, Josepha, Josephine, Joséphine, Josette, Josi, Josiane, Josianne, Josie, Josina, Josipa, Jozefien, Jozefina, Nuccia, Pepita, Peppina, Pien, Pinuccia, Beppe, Beppo, Giuseppe, Giuseppino, Giusy, Guiseppe, Isuf, Jo, Jody, Joe, Joep, Joey, Joos, Joscha, Joschka, Jose, José, Josef, Joselito, Joseph, Josip, Joska, Jozef, Józef, József, Jupp, Jusuf, Juuso, Nuccio, Pepe, Pepito, Peppe, Peppino, Peppone, Pino, Pinuccio, Sepp, Seppi, Usop, Yosef, Yossi, Youcef, Yousef, Youssef, Youssouf, Yusif, Yusuf, , Zef   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2015 39,  2014 50,  2013 40,  2012 52,  2011 43,  2010 41,  2009 46,  2008 39,  2007 42,  2006 36,  2005 34,  2004 36,  2003 302002 38,  2001 37
Belgium prevalence 2013 27
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 69,  2014 63,  2013 73,  2012 75,  2011 75,  2010 75,  2009 66,  2008 45
England+WalesGraph2015 21,  2014 19,  2013 19,  2012 22,  2011 18,  2010 15,  2009 14,  2008 13,  2007 13,  2006 12,  2005 10,  2004 10,  2003 10,  2002 9,  2001 8,  2000 8,  1999 81998 9
France 2002 161
IrelandGraph2015 42,  2014 41,  2013 38,  2012 44,  2011 41,  2010 37,  2009 36,  2008 32,  2007 33,  2006 39,  2005 31,  2004 31,  2003 32,  2002 33,  2001 31,  2000 33,  1999 311998 40
MaltaGraph2014 122013 24,  2012 15
New ZealandGraph2015 33,  2014 43,  2013 42,  2012 44,  2011 44,  2010 36,  2009 32,  2008 31
ScotlandGraph2015 37,  2014 45,  2013 49,  2012 47,  2011 53,  2010 44,  2009 372008 51,  2007 58,  2006 47,  2005 47,  2004 40,  2003 44,  2002 50,  2001 51,  2000 44,  1999 48,  1998 54
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 91990-1999 10,  1980-1989 10,  1970-1979 11,  1960-1969 12
USA prevalence 1990 9
USA yearlyGraph2015 21,  2014 20,  2013 20,  2012 20,  2011 22,  2010 20,  2009 15,  2008 13,  2007 13,  2006 11,  2005 9,  2004 9,  2003 7,  2002 72001 8,  2000 8,  1999 8,  1998 11,  1997 12,  1996 12,  1995 12,  1994 11,  1993 12
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