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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Josef

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Josef in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Josef:

  • Records indicate that 6,019 boys in the United States have been named Josef since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1999, when 220 people in the U.S. were given the name Josef. Those people are now 21 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 Josef

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      2 Positive Comments

  • "I think more people should spell the name this way so it will be pronounced correctly. I had when people pronounce Joseph as JOS-ep." Apr. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am a Josef. Ive only met two other Josefs in person. I belive it is pernounced (yo-sif). 9 out of 10 people I meet pernounce it wrong. It also gets confusing when people say your name Joseph half the time." Jul. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "i've never heard of it spelled like this, I don't like the name, and spelt like this i like it less!!" Jan. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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