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Josef Name Popularity

How popular is the name Josef? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 1,042 5 0.0009%
1914 0 0%
1915 1,253 6 0.0007%
1916 1,251 7 0.0007%
1917 1,336 6 0.0006%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 1,549 5 0.0004%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 1,617 5 0.0005%
1927 0 0%
1928 1,479 6 0.0006%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 1,320 6 0.0006%
1941 0 0%
1942 1,367 5 0.0004%
1943 1,468 5 0.0004%
1944 0 0%
1945 1,327 5 0.0004%
1946 0 0%
1947 1,329 7 0.0004%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 1,243 9 0.0006%
1951 0 0%
1952 1,360 6 0.0003%
1953 1,467 5 0.0003%
1954 1,383 6 0.0003%
1955 1,163 13 0.0007%
1956 989 23 0.0012%
1957 1,482 5 0.0003%
1958 1,126 15 0.0008%
1959 1,262 10 0.0005%
1960 987 24 0.0013%
1961 1,018 22 0.0012%
1962 1,099 16 0.0009%
1963 1,082 17 0.0009%
1964 932 30 0.0017%
1965 1,012 21 0.0013%
1966 1,044 18 0.0012%
1967 1,006 19 0.0013%
1968 862 34 0.0023%
1969 866 39 0.0025%
1970 837 51 0.0032%
1971 886 42 0.0028%
1972 951 33 0.0024%
1973 857 45 0.0035%
1974 870 45 0.0035%
1975 801 61 0.0047%
1976 846 53 0.0041%
1977 815 64 0.0047%
1978 829 61 0.0045%
1979 729 92 0.0065%
1980 711 102 0.007%
1981 796 76 0.0052%
1982 739 93 0.0062%
1983 791 74 0.005%
1984 657 123 0.0083%
1985 666 123 0.0081%
1986 741 99 0.0066%
1987 714 114 0.0075%
1988 708 127 0.0081%
1989 856 88 0.0055%
1990 766 129 0.0078%
1991 906 88 0.0054%
1992 829 109 0.0068%
1993 882 98 0.0063%
1994 804 123 0.008%
1995 830 118 0.0078%
1996 888 101 0.0067%
1997 805 132 0.0089%
1998 759 160 0.0107%
1999 757 162 0.0108%
2000 850 136 0.0089%
2001 783 167 0.0111%
2002 881 136 0.0091%
2003 918 131 0.0086%
2004 904 142 0.0093%
2005 868 161 0.0105%
2006 975 137 0.0087%
2007 1,044 124 0.0079%
2008 1,141 100 0.0065%
2009 1,407 63 0.0042%
2010 1,278 76 0.0053%
2011 1,282 72 0.0051%
2012 1,605 37 0.0026%
2013 1,411 55 0.0039%
2014 1,466 50 0.0034%
2015 1,452 53 0.0036%
2016 1,551 43 0.003%
2017 1,532 42 0.003%
2018 1,543 42 0.0031%
2019 1,577 38 0.0028%
2020 1,963 32 0.0025%

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Names Like Josef

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What names sound like Josef?

If you like how Josef sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Josef.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Josif

Jehovah increases

Hebrew

Jozef

Jehovah increases

Hebrew


What names are similar to Josef?

Find a name that’s like Josef, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Iosef

Russian

Jose

Jehovah will increase

Spanish

Josep

Jehovah increases

Hebrew

Yosef

Siblings of Josef

Mamas with kids named Josef also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Noah

To rest

Hebrew

Aliya

Rising, ascending

Hebrew

Kylie

Boomerang

Aboriginal

Ryann

King

Irish

Ezra

Help

Hebrew

Isabella

Devoted to God

Italian

Brielle

God is my strength

French

Hallie

A variant spelling of Hally.

Scandinavian

Charlie

Free man

English

Taylor

Tailor; to cut

French

Reece

Enthusiasm

Welsh

Grace

Gracious one

English

Faith

Devotion

English

Elizabeth

God is my oath

Hebrew

William

A willing protector

German

Marie

A French form of Mary.

French

Joy

Happiness

Latin

Jordyn

To descend

Hebrew

Jubilee

Ram's horn

Hebrew

David

Beloved

Hebrew

Robert

Bright fame

German

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  1. Josef is our 11th child. It seemed fitting. And we love his name.


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