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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Old Testament Hebrew יוֹסֵף(Yoséf, (God) shall add); a son of Jacob.

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Joseph

  1. (biblical) Eleventh and favorite son of Jacob, by his wife Rachel.
  2. The husband of Virgin Mary.
  3. The 12th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
  4. (Christianity) Joseph of Arimathea; man who donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus.
  5. A male given name from Hebrew
    • 1998 Steven Herrick, A Place Like This, Univ. of Queensland Press, →ISBN, page 86:
      I'm going to call him Joseph / or Josephine if it's a girl. / Why? / Because it's a strong name, / Joe, Joseph. / You give a kid a name like Cameron / or Alfred, or something like that, / and they end up wearing glasses / and looking at computers for the rest of their life. / - - - So Joe it is. / He'll turn out strong. Strong and smart.
  6. An English patronymic surname​.
  7. A French patronymic surname​.
  8. A locale in the United States.
    1. A city in Oregon; named for Nez Perce chief Hinmatóowyalahtq̓it (called "Chief Joseph" in English).
    2. A town in Utah; named for Mormon apostle Joseph Angell Young.
    3. A ghost town in Idaho; named for Hinmatóowyalahtq̓it.

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StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Joseph is the 313th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 100,959 individuals. Joseph is most common among Black (54.2%) individuals.

NounEdit

Joseph (plural Josephs)

  1. One whose chastity is above temptation (from the story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife in Genesis xxxix).
    • 1977, Buzzcocks, Orgasm Addict
      You're a kid Casanova, you're no Joseph
      It's a labor of love fucking yourself to death
      Orgasm addict, you're an orgasm addict

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Joseph, from Old Testament Hebrew יוֹסֵף(Yoséf).

Proper nounEdit

Joseph

  1. a male given name from Hebrew

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Joseph.


FrenchEdit

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Joseph m

  1. Joseph (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Joseph.

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GermanEdit

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Joseph m (genitive Josephs)

  1. Alternative spelling of Josef

ManxEdit

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Joseph m

  1. A male given name

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Joseph Yoseph N'yoseph
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.