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Forename Joseph

In the entire world, Joseph (Joseph United States Nigeria France India Tanzania, יוסף Israel, Иосиф Ukraine Russia Belarus Kazakhstan Azerbaijan, 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.

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Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Joseph

name Jože, name Josseph, name Jòseph, name Jožko, name Josęph, name 約瑟夫, name Josəph, name Joža, name Juozapas, name Jusuf, name 요셉, name Dejoseph, name Джозеф, name Joe, name Jupp, name Jožef, name Iosephus, name Jooseppi, name Jozeb, name Ioseb, name Joosef, name Josip, name יוסף, name Giuseppe, name Husiy, name Juozas, name Joseba, name Jose, name Iosefa, name Jòśèph, name Josèph, name Joep, name Жозеф, name Jozefo, name ג'וזף, name Jazeps, name Иосиф, name جوزيف, name Joseph, name Jósep, name Josêph, name Jòsèph, name Joeseph, name Йозеф, name Йосип, name Josëph, name Iosip, name Jòséph, name José, name Jośeph, name Josef, name Josėph, name Iosif, name Josif, name Joséph, name Ioseph, name Josep, name Iossif, name ジョセフ, name Jazep, name Josyp, name Jozef
Joseph Tanzania, France, United States, India, Nigeria
יוסף, ג'וזף Israel
Иосиф Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Russia, Azerbaijan
جوزيف Iraq, Egypt, Sudan, Syria, Lebanon
Йосип Russia, Ukraine
요셉 South Korea
約瑟夫 China
ジョセフ Japan
Жозеф Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Russia, Armenia
Джозеф, Йозеф Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia

First name Joseph in the context

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.

Notable namesakes

joseph brother of Herod the Great (b. 50) link
joseph son of Joseph, brother of Herod the Great (b. 50) link
joseph von verona Bavarian bishop, DE (b. 700) link
joseph of antioch 52nd Patriarch of Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch (b. 701) link
joseph hazzaya Syriac Christian writer and mystic (b. 710) link
joseph ben noah (b. 750) link
joseph of thessalonica monk (760 ca.-836 ca.) (b. 760) link
joseph of spain Spanish explorer and mathematician (b. 850) link
joseph gorionides Jewish historian (9th-10th century) (b. 850) link
joseph busnaya (b. 869) link
joseph ben jacob (b. 902) link
joseph ben abraham Philosopher and rabbi (b. 950) link
joseph ibn abitur rabbi, ES (b. 950) link
joseph tov elem French rabbi, FR (b. 980) link
joseph genesius Byzantine historian (b. 1000) link