Given Name JOE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JO  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of JOSEPH. Five famous sports figures who have had this name are boxers Joe Louis (1914-1981) and Joe Frazier (1944-), baseball player Joe DiMaggio (1914-1999), and football quarterbacks Joe Namath (1943-) and Joe Montana (1956-).
VARIANTS: Jo, Joey, Jojo
FEMININE FORM: Josepha
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yousef, Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf (Arabic), Youcef (Arabic (Maghrebi)), Hovsep (Armenian), Yusif (Azerbaijani), Joseba (Basque), Joseph, Joses (Biblical), Ioseph, Ioses (Biblical Greek), Yosef (Biblical Hebrew), Ioseph (Biblical Latin), Jusuf (Bosnian), Yosif (Bulgarian), Josep (Catalan), Ghjaseppu (Corsican), Josip, Joško, Joso, Jozo (Croatian), Josef (Czech), Josef (Danish), Josephus, Jozef, Jef, Joep, Joop, Joos, Joost, Jos, Sjef, Zef (Dutch), Jozefo, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Joosep (Estonian), Jooseppi, Juuso (Finnish), Joseph (French), Xosé (Galician), Ioseb, Soso (Georgian), Josef, Joseph, Jo, Joschka, Sepp, Seppel (German), Iosif (Greek), Yosef (Hebrew), Josephus (History), József, Jóska, Józsi (Hungarian), Jusuf (Indonesian), Seosamh (Irish), Giuseppe, Beppe, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino (Italian), Iosephus (Late Roman), Jāzeps (Latvian), Juozapas, Juozas (Lithuanian), Josif (Macedonian), Hohepa (Maori), Josef (Norwegian), Josèp (Occitan), Yousef, Yusef (Persian), Józef (Polish), José, , Zezé (Portuguese), Iosif (Romanian), Iosif, Osip (Russian), Seòsaidh (Scottish), Josif (Serbian), Jozef (Slovak), Josip, Jožef, Jože (Slovene), José, Josepe, Pepe, Pepito (Spanish), Josef (Swedish), Yusuf (Turkish), Ýusup (Turkmen), Yosyp (Ukrainian), Yusup (Uyghur)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008