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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Joesph
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Joesph in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Joesph:
Records indicate that 13,540 boys in the United States have been named Joesph since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1957, when 321 people in the U.S. were given the name Joesph. Those people are now 60 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Joesph
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7 Positive Comments
"i just had a son and named him joesph, i love the way its spelled, he has something thats not very common to see and i love that about it. My husbands family thinks i mispelled it but i keep telling them it is a good way to spell it" Sep. 1, 2010:
"Hey, my name is Joseph and it I really like my name!
-Joseph Scott Spears" Nov. 18, 2009:
"i love that name, its my older brothers name, but he mostly goes by joe. when he was little little he thought people were always calling him joe-fish lol its so cute, he would be rolling his eyes at me right now if he knew i put that there :]" Sep. 1, 2009:
"I named my son this right after he was born yeah I did miss spell it but then the way it was writen grew on me. It was different then the way most people spell it. Maybe It was a sign, I didn't want my son to have a name everyone else had but made a promise to my parents I didn't want to break. I promised them that my first boy would be named Joseph after what my name was gonna be if I was a boy. I have his name tat on my arm and everyone asumes that they miss spelled it when the were inking my arm." Mar. 31, 2008:
"Named my second son Joesph,spelled Joe with this addition sph for one reason he is was and shall always be, Joe the Second Person Here.number two but still the first of my sons." Mar. 11, 2008:
"I always loved the name and I have had it picked out forever to name my first son and now I have a fiance with the name Joesph" Dec. 1, 2006:
"joseph is my name. i don't know anyonelse with the name. people don't ususaly spell it wrong." Jan. 20, 2006:
4 Negative Comments
"Stupid, unless your intention is to take the biblical meaning out of the name." Feb. 19, 2010:
"My name is Joesph but i always spell it Joseph because my parents spelled it wrong when filling out my birth certificate so my legal name is Joesph and now its starting to bug me because I got my drivers license and its spelled wrong on there because they needed my birth certificate and also its on my new debit card like that because they needed my new drivers license lol." Jun. 27, 2008:
"It baffles me that a misspelling of the name "Joseph" has higher trends than the correctly spelled version." Jul. 3, 2007:
"COME ON! JOESPH IS SPELLED JOSEPH. you cant be that stupid." Feb. 19, 2006:
9 Neutral Comments
"A name is name, whatever the parents put on the birth certificate, there are NO RULES! if someone wants their kids name to be JOESPH, then it's not wrong, it's a NAME! Nobody has the right to tell someone else their name is spelled or pronounced wrong, because a name is whatever the parents said it is." May. 11, 2017:
"I know people with both spellings. Seriously, what's wrong if someone is being different with spelling?! It's done all the time! Example: you can spell Hillary all different ways. Hillary; Hilary; Hilarie and Hillerie. So many different ways but, same meaning. Means: Hilaria, Latin for cheerfulness! So maybe people shouldn't get so upset about "misspelling" maybe they knew! Anyways, who cares, it's their child, not yours..." Mar. 6, 2013:
"My name is joseph,my partner miss spelt it as joesph & its stuck,i like it,i think it has a prononciation similar to Yoesph." Feb. 26, 2013:
"i just found out (well i have a vague memory) all my documents say joseph or J., my middle name is joesph. i just received a birth certificate copy along with a discrepancy note and application for amendment. oops.. i'm 60. joesph is the correct spelling for me, birth certificates don't lie. i hope the birthers don't find me......lol uh oh speller checker just zapped me" Apr. 21, 2012:
"My name Joesph and it was a misspelling on behalf of my parents. I am the only Joesph I know and people never believe me when I explain that I am not a "Joseph". I love the name for its uniqueness and wouldn't consider ever changing it the proper spelling." Dec. 13, 2011:
""It baffles me that a misspelling of the name "Joseph" has higher trends than the correctly spelled version."
You are retarded... this is not the case." Oct. 23, 2009:
"Yep mispelled at the social security office i was14 applying for the card my bad........." May. 18, 2009:
"My friend has a son named Joesph (intentionally spelled that way). She got a tattoo of his name on her arm, and they mispelled the tattoo as Joseph. She had to have the tattoo redone, of course." May. 20, 2008:
"Joesph is definitely misspelled. It happens to me all the time. "E" and "S" are close together on a keyboard and are often mistyped.
The correct spelling is "J-O-S-E-P-H"" Apr. 30, 2008:
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