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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Yosef

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

A few facts about the boy's name Yosef:

  • Records indicate that 3,064 boys in the United States have been named Yosef since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 325 people in the U.S. were given the name Yosef. Those people are now 8 years old.

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    Comments about the name Yosef

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      1 Positive Comment

  • "I love the name Yosef. It is a strong and manly name for a boy, and isn?t 5oo common at all. Naming your child Yosef is awesome!" Mar. 15, 2020: Report as inappropriate

      7 Negative Comments

  • "the man the man the man the man the man the man this is a trash name Joseph is better" May. 31, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Nobody will pronounce this right. Just name your child Joseph, alright?" May. 19, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "you are bad person if you name your kid this i am 4 yeaers im names Yosef and I hates mes naim" Apr. 14, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Yosef means idiotic lord that is a terrible meaning" Apr. 11, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is a terrible name poor child i feel VERY sorry for anyonr with this name!" Mar. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "If you are an american, don't name your child this or they will forever be Joseph to americans and Yusef to the rest of the world! Just go with Joe. No one will be able to say it, especially if you have a difficult last name as well!" Oct. 28, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've never heard of Yosef, and I feel sorry for anyone with this name." Jan. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgggggggggghhhhhhhh why" Jun. 6, 2020: Report as inappropriate

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