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

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