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Joseph name image The name Joseph is of Hebrew origin, and means he shall add.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Joseph 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 Joseph
Use of the Name Joseph for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
2,416,6621,349,386666,386227,085107,27640,88319,695
The table below indicates the number of times the name Joseph 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 Joseph
 Used as a Boy NameUsed as a Girl Name
YearRankCountRankCount
188072,63356210
188172,45756010
188272,6718546
188372,51647117
188472,7087669
188572,54059314
188672,5948638
188772,45664913
188872,99360318
188972,729  
189072,67085311
189172,57286811
189273,06484713
189362,99755726
189462,97873017
189572,99265123
189663,05264524
189762,82770620
189863,17368623
189962,67874019
190073,717  
190162,77090014
190273,099  
190363,121  
190473,29286418
190573,30379022
190673,52381021
190773,845  
190864,15886521
190964,34273630
191065,22680129
191166,46981728
1912512,05075245
1913514,46387437
1914518,83169669
1915523,06679369
1916523,88978377
1917524,75971095
1918726,28575290
1919724,27074390
1920725,584689112
1921726,189678120
1922725,713716104
1923725,565711105
1924725,414640138
1925724,577637132
1926823,744552163
1927923,445556162
1928922,278516181
1929921,082541159
1930920,963568144
1931919,282629111
1932918,524660104
1933917,119657100
19341017,08372086
19351017,17077177
19361117,44081269
19371217,29788861
19381217,72881176
19391217,72389861
19401218,20989464
19411219,75191265
19421122,45788278
19431322,69498066
19441321,10685080
19451420,78399560
19461424,202  
19471427,413  
19481326,737  
19491426,300  
19501327,013  
19511428,059  
19521228,524  
19531329,136  
19541331,194  
19551331,540  
19561232,679  
19571231,795  
19581230,046  
19591329,521  
19601229,732969122
19611229,388  
19621330,071  
19631330,088893138
19641130,539965120
19651128,647941118
19661526,960  
19671525,915927122
19681625,371891134
19691526,194829155
19701626,699929138
19711524,469895148
19721222,437964126
19731221,265919134
19741221,826991123
19751222,090946134
19761224,022923141
19771026,443845176
19781026,642828180
19791128,621768209
19801030,124761218
19811130,724845185
19821130,997814194
19831130,405762211
19841030,475763212
19851030,162756226
19861228,777800209
19871228,482809217
19881228,938931181
19891129,850  
19901030,076  
1991929,799  
19921127,849  
19931226,959  
19941125,684  
19951225,292  
19961224,696  
19971223,542  
19981123,126  
1999823,153  
2000822,734  
2001821,888  
2002721,771  
2003721,188  
2004919,695  
Totals:  2,416,662 7,996

During the last 125 years, parents have used Joseph as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 


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