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 611
Coal Miner 69
Tailor 48
Dress Maker 38
Living On Own Means 37
Farmer 25
Labourer 25
General Labourer 24
General Servant 21
Domestic Servant 20
Living On Her Own Means 19
Tailoress 18
House Keeper 14
Clerk 14
Agricultural Labourer 13
Carpenter 12
Traveller 11
Grocer 10
Blacksmith 10
Cigar Maker 10
General Dealer 10
Gardener 9
General Servant Domestic 9
College Student 9
Farm Servant 8

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