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Forename Yosef

Worldwide, Yosef (يوسف Iraq Egypt Iran Sudan Saudi Arabia, Yosef Israel Ethiopia Egypt Indonesia Syria, יוסף Israel, among others...) is a prevalent principally masculine, but scarcely female forename. The given name Yosef is characteristic of Israel, where it is a prevalent masculine name, Egypt, where it is a widespread mostly masculine, but uncommonly female name, and Syria, where it is a widespread primarily male, but very seldom feminine name (explore the name in all countries). Not in comparison with a country's population, it is commonest in Egypt, Iraq, and Sudan. Much less frequently, Yosef is the last name as well as the forename.

Jesus fishYosef is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Yosef

name Yosèf, name Youssef, name Jože, name Osip, name Jožko, name Йосеф, name Juozapas, name Jusuf, name Yôsèf, name Yôsëf, name Yõsêf, name Jožef, name Iosephus, name Jooseppi, name Jozeb, name Ioseb, name Joosef, name Josip, name Yósef, name Giuseppe, name Yôsêf, name Husiy, name Yôsef, name ヨセフ, name Yoséf, name Seff, name Juozas, name Joseba, name Jose, name Joep, name Osyp, name Jozefo, name Yośef, name József, name Joseph, name Yôséf, name Yǿsef, name Iosip, name Józef, name יוסי, name Yoçef, name יוסף, name José, name Josef, name Yoseph, name Iosif, name Josif, name Yosêf, name Josep, name Iossif, name Ossip, name Yazep, name يوسف, name Jazep, name Yosef, name Jozef
يوسف Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia
Yosef Egypt, Israel, Indonesia, Syria, Ethiopia
יוסף, יוסי Israel
Йосеф Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Lithuania
ヨセフ Japan

First name Yosef in the context

Yosef 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; Captain Marvel , the fictional DC character, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and Lex Luthor , the supervillain appearing in DC Comics publications and related media, Justice League, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

yosef ibn negrella Spanish rabbi (1035-1066), ES (b. 1035) link
yosef ben sadiqq (b. 1080) link
yosef ibn ʿaḳnin Jewish writer, ES (b. 1150) link
picture of yosef ben shalom ashkenazi yosef ben shalom ashkenazi yosef ben shalom ashkenazi German-Catalan kabbalist (b. 1250) link
yosef de la reina Jewish mystical figure, LB (b. 1418) link
picture of yosef karo yosef karo yosef karo author of the last great codification of the jewish law, the Shulchan Aruch, ES (b. 1488) link
yosef ben shlomo taitatsk Greek rabbi, ES (b. 1465) link
yosef ibn yachya (b. 1494) link
yosef yaakov sabatka Rabbi (b. 1659) link
yosef yaakov (b. 1659) link
yosef maimon Moroccan rabbi, MA (b. 1741) link
yosef yosḳi shapira (b. 1777) link
picture of yosef zundel ben ḥayim huṭner yosef zundel ben ḥayim huṭner yosef zundel ben ḥayim huṭner (b. 1846) link
picture of yosef tzvi dushinsky yosef tzvi dushinsky yosef tzvi dushinsky Israeli rabbi, HU (b. 1867) link
picture of yosef eliyahu henkin yosef eliyahu henkin yosef eliyahu henkin American rabbi, US (b. 1881) link