Joseph is a ♂ boy’s name.
Joseph belongs to the biblical names and derived from the Hebrew name Yosef (יוֹסֵף). In the Book of Genesis, Joseph is the name of the son of Rachel and Jacob. In the New Testament, there are two notable persons called Joseph: the husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Joseph of Arimathea, a secret disciple of Jesus.
Joseph means “he will add” and “God increases” (from Hebrew “hosíf/הוֹסִיף” = to increase/to add).
The name Joseph is ranked #986 overall.
Find more beautiful first names!
Download our free baby name app and swipe a wonderful name together with your partner!