Joseph

Colors Related to this Name: Yellow, Orange and Gold

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Determined

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #20 in 2013 and #20 in 2014.

Famous People

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Joseph Mazzello (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Joseph McCarthy (Politician), Joseph Sikora (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Joseph Cotten (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Joseph Cross (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Joseph Heller (Writer), Joseph Mascolo (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Old Testament Hebrew יוֹסֵף ‎(Yoséf, “(God) shall add”); a son of Jacob.

Meaning(s):

-Eleventh and favorite son of Jacob, by his wife Rachel.

-The 12th sura (chapter) of the Quran

-The husband of Virgin Mary.

-(Christianity) (w Joseph of Arimathea); man who donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus.

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-), popular as a middle name.

In French

Meaning(s):

-Joseph (biblical figure)

-( male name), related with English Joseph.

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name), a less common spelling of Josef.

In Manx

Meaning(s):

-( male name)