In the entire world, Joseph (Joseph , יוסף , Иосиф , and others...) is a prevalent predominantly masculine, but scarcely female given name. The first name Joseph is characteristic of France, where it is a widespread male name, Malta, where it is a common masculine name, and Tanzania (explore the name in all countries). Measured by absolute frequency, it is commonest in the United States, Nigeria, and France. Very seldom, Joseph is the last name as well as the forename.
Joseph is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!
|Joseph||United States, France, Tanzania, Nigeria, India|
|Иосиф||Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia|
|جوزيف||Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Sudan|
|Жозеф||Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Russia|
|Джозеф, Йозеф||Armenia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine|
Dejoseph, Giuseppe, Husiy, Ioseb, Iosefa, Ioseph, Iosephus, Iosif, Iosip, Iossif, Jazep, Jazeps, Joe, Joep, Joeseph, Joosef, Jooseppi, Jose, Joseba, Josef, Josep, Josif, Josip, Josseph, Josyp, Josèph, José, Joséph, Josêph, Josëph, Josėph, Josęph, Josəph, Jozeb, Jozef, Jozefo, Jośeph, Joža, Jože, Jožef, Jožko, Juozapas, Juozas, Jupp, Jusuf, Jòseph, Jòsèph, Jòséph, Jòśèph, Jósep,
Joseph is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Joseph , the Christian saint; husband of Mary and father of Jesus, Presentation of Jesus at the Temple; Joseph , the Biblical figure, son of Jacob and Rachel, The Qur’an; Joseph of Arimathea , the disciple of Jesus, donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus, Gospel of Mark; Marie-Josephte Corriveau , the murderer and well-known figure in Québécois folklore, The Golden Dog and Captain Marvel , the fictional DC character, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and in many other works.
|joseph brother of Herod the Great (b. 50)|
|joseph son of Joseph, brother of Herod the Great (b. 50)|
|joseph von verona Bavarian bishop, DE (b. 700)|
|joseph of antioch 52nd Patriarch of Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch (b. 701)|
|joseph hazzaya Syriac Christian writer and mystic (b. 710)|
|joseph ben noah (b. 750)|
|joseph of thessalonica monk (760 ca.-836 ca.) (b. 760)|
|joseph of spain Spanish explorer and mathematician (b. 850)|
|joseph gorionides Jewish historian (9th-10th century) (b. 850)|
|joseph busnaya (b. 869)|
|joseph ben jacob (b. 902)|
|joseph ben abraham Philosopher and rabbi (b. 950)|
|joseph ibn abitur rabbi, ES (b. 950)|
|joseph tov elem French rabbi, FR (b. 980)|
|joseph genesius Byzantine historian (b. 1000)|