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 415
Labourer 40
Agricultural Labourer 31
Cigar Maker 22
Dress Maker 19
Collier 18
Coal Miner 18
Tailor 18
General Servant 16
No Occupation 16
Domestic Servant 14
Farmer 12
Clothier 12
Carpenter 11
House Keeper 10
Annuitant 10
Laundress 10
Shoe Maker 10
Farm Labourer 10
Farmers Son 9
None 9
Clerk 9
Mason 9
Wife Of Above 8
Cook 8

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