Joseph Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Joseph Name Meaning: Originates from the Hebrew name meaning 'God may add' or 'The Lord will add'.

A biblical name introduced by the Crusaders which became popular in the Norman times. Also the name of the Virgin Mary's husband in the New Tesyament.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Joseph Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Joseph family

Profession Census Frequency
Scholar 316
Agricultural Labourer 37
Coal Miner 26
Labourer 23
Dress Maker 21
House Servant 20
Collier 18
General Dealer 15
Carpenter 14
Tailor 14
Servant 13
Carter 11
Shoe Maker 9
House Maid 8
Cigar Maker 8
Merchant 8
General Servant 7
Private 30th Regiment 7
Mason 7
Tailoress 7
Glazier 6
Laundress 6
Miner 6
Stone Mason 6
Clerk 6

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