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
School 373
Private Means 50
Coal Miner Hewer 42
Tailoress 35
Tailor 33
Farmer 26
Dressmaker 22
None 20
At Home 18
At School 14
Clerk 14
Labourer 14
General Servant (domestic) 13
Shop Assistant 13
Traveller 13
Salesman 12
Assisting In Business 11
Milliner 11
Student 11
Commercial Traveller 10
Dress Maker 10
Scholar 10
Farm Labourer 10
General Labourer 10
House Keeper 9

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