From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Joseph. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1960

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany
  • Western Germany

Variant Spelling

Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

Latin form of Ιωσηφ (Ioseph), the Greek spelling of the Hebrew name יוֹסֵף (Yosef) meaning 'he will add (another son)'

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