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The name Josef is of Hebrew origin, and means he shall add.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Josef 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 Josef
Use of the Name Josef for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
5,610 5,592 4,307 1,926 969 367 181
The table below indicates the number of times the name Josef has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Josef first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1901, which is the first year shown on the table.  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 Josef
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
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196499458  
196591366  
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196885573  
196996164  
197083793  
197186489  
197289780  
197390778  
197491779  
1975806107  
197684797  
1977788118  
1978765122  
1979671161  
1980708150  
1981763131  
1982716148  
1983756130  
1984667169  
1985678171  
1986719159  
1987714163  
1988711173  
1989793156  
1990785167  
1991840152  
1992821164  
1993810170  
1994794178  
1995829168  
1996823175  
1997803183  
1998755211  
1999736220  
2000812198  
2001793211  
2002856193  
2003896186  
2004920181  
Totals:  5,610 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Josef as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Josef appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 41 times during the last 125 years.

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


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