Joseph in the US

  1. #307 Frazier
  2. #308 Becker
  3. #309 Leonard
  4. #310 Byrd
  5. #311 Joseph
  6. #312 Sutton
  7. #313 Gregory
  8. #314 Rhodes
  9. #315 Jennings
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Meaning & Origins

English, German, French, and Jewish: from the personal name, Hebrew Yosef ‘may He (God) add (another son)’. In medieval Europe this name was borne frequently but not exclusively by Jews; the usual medieval English vernacular form is represented by Jessup. In the Book of Genesis, Joseph is the favorite son of Jacob, who is sold into slavery by his brothers but rises to become a leading minister in Egypt (Genesis 37–50). In the New Testament Joseph is the husband of the Virgin Mary, which accounts for the popularity of the given name among Christians.
311th in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
104,026
to be exact
2,429,175
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
Virgin Island
has the most people named Joseph per capita

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