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The name Joe is a diminutive form of Joseph.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Joe has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Joe
Use of the Name Joe for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
442,652 144,201 32,785 9,576 4,483 1,702 808
The table below indicates the number of times the name Joe has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Joe
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880207318795
18812363955910
18822373948315
18832660749116
18842276162612
18852568064212
18862175959015
18872168576810
18882378951924
18892570861118
18902868258920
18912958458021
18922381993511
18932872158824
18942874161823
18952876358327
18962876797512
18972679863424
18982982776120
18992478077518
1900221,18161633
19012775694013
19022395660830
19032489467225
19042395989517
1905231,02467528
1906251,01954542
1907231,17769630
1908241,21068532
1909231,28958843
1910251,55065642
1911291,44564545
1912352,51560666
1913372,80365962
1914343,71066277
1915384,649612114
1916354,918683100
1917355,13770396
1918345,821669114
1919355,713616130
1920356,065616134
1921366,197634136
1922356,100591149
1923355,998610144
1924356,048604152
1925346,090570159
1926336,329476211
1927306,516461230
1928306,681469213
1929306,589449216
1930276,871414253
1931296,416431224
1932296,689418247
1933276,412406247
1934267,074401264
1935257,548429225
1936238,009413244
1937257,722434227
1938287,438438236
1939277,200428249
1940287,227454218
1941307,102458228
1942337,402478237
1943357,276496225
1944337,036503204
1945366,613526192
1946377,496537217
1947437,887565228
1948477,260586203
1949526,509572215
1950546,039590205
1951585,792610197
1952625,903673174
1953665,759648191
1954675,852620215
1955685,868697182
1956636,109683199
1957576,766767169
1958567,058800158
1959577,368826154
1960577,315935130
1961607,044  
1962606,771  
1963586,375  
1964625,812  
1965714,840  
1966744,332  
1967853,709  
1968853,522  
1969833,616  
1970903,572  
19711013,142  
19721012,820  
19731042,521  
19741132,344  
19751162,236  
19761172,167  
19771282,122  
19781282,033  
19791361,954  
19801401,984  
19811491,861  
19821491,865  
19831631,612  
19841671,590  
19851691,586  
19861731,531  
19871841,486  
19881881,467  
19891951,486  
19902121,451  
19912141,456  
19922211,388  
19932321,246  
19942431,200  
19952611,070  
19962671,050  
19972771,008  
19982861,004  
1999297961  
2000315917  
2001303952  
2002312912  
2003327894  
2004348808  
Totals:  442,652 9,777

During the last 125 years, parents have used Joe as a boy's name about 97% of the time and less frequently (about 2% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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