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 520
Coal Miner 47
Tailoress 24
Tailor 21
Dress Maker 18
Agricultural Labourer 17
General Dealer 16
Labourer 16
No Occupation 15
General Servant 14
Annuitant 13
Domestic Servant 13
Farmers Son 12
General Labourer 10
Collier 9
General Servant Domestic 8
Servant 8
House Keeper 8
Farmers Daughter 8
Cabinet Maker 7
Cigar Maker 7
Clerk 7
Commercial Traveller 6
Wife 6
Farmers Wife 6

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