JOE
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JO   [key]
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-).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Jo, Joey, Jojo
FEMININE FORMS: Jody, Josepha
OTHER LANGUAGES: Yousef, Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf (Arabic), Hovsep (Armenian), Yusif (Azerbaijani), Joseba, Josepe (Basque), Joseph, Joses (Biblical), Ioseph, Ioses (Biblical Greek), Yosef (Biblical Hebrew), Ioseph (Biblical Latin), Yosif (Bulgarian), Josep (Catalan), 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, Sepp, Seppel (German), Iosif (Greek), Yosef (Hebrew), Josephus (History), József, Jóska, Józsi (Hungarian), 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), Józef (Polish), José, , Zezé (Portuguese), Iosif (Romanian), Iosif, Osip (Russian), Seòsaidh (Scottish), Josif (Serbian), Jozef (Slovak), Josip, Jožef, Jože (Slovene), José, Pepe, Pepito (Spanish), Josef (Swedish), Yusuf (Turkish), Yosyp (Ukrainian), Yusup (Uyghur), Yussel (Yiddish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #556 
England/Wales  ranked #147 
France  - 
Netherlands  ranked #469 
Scotland  -