Joseph as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Joseph?

We estimate that there are 1,710,160 people named Joseph who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Joseph is the 8th most common for men, and the 9th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Joseph?

The average person named Joseph is 43.58 years old.

Is Joseph a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

7,249 people named Joseph were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 29th most popular name for boys, and the 46th most popular overall.

The popularity of Joseph peaked between 1912–1917, when it was the 5th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Joseph a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Joseph is almost exclusively a male name. 99.6% of people named Joseph are male.

Popularity of Joseph in England

In 2020, Joseph was the 38th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.