What secrets hide behind “Joseph” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Joseph” is of Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.
Your name in reverse order is “Hpesoj.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Pejsho.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Joseph’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Joseph is a name that implies a pioneering spirit. You are a natural born leader, highly focused, and achievement oriented. Enduring hardship to try out new things come naturally to you. It frustrates you to do too many unimportant activities. You can do things and make decisions by yourself. You are also energetic and confident.
Your heart’s desire is to settle conflicts and create harmony. Natural born peacemaker and a spiritual idealist are some of the words that describe you. You specialize in religion, philosophy, and less traditional forms of healing. The quest for enlightenment is one of your life-long pursuits. You are aware of the thoughts and feelings of others and makes you selective in choosing your friends.
When people hear the name Joseph, they perceive you as someone who is strong and powerful. The raw power you radiate to others makes you look confident and intimidating at the same time. It requires some convincing before you join a worthy cause. You tend to be egocentric. Sometimes people think you are wealthy, even if you’re not.
You are all about justice - fairness and balance in everything. Being an exceptional friend to someone makes you happy and comfortable. Most often than not, you prefer to lead than to follow.
Your most likely vocation: engineer, writer, composer of music, teacher, designer, architect, planner, president of a society, curator, librarian, keeper of department store.
Lucky colors: All yellows, ocher, bronze, gold, orange
Lucky gem(s): Yellow diamond, citrine, amber, and topaz
Lucky day(s): Sunday
Lucky botanicals: Borage, chamomile, eyebright, lavender, Saint-John’s-wort, sorrel, thyme
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“Joseph” is the seventh most popular baby boy’s name in New Jersey as reported in the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 1,123 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1980. A total of 30,420 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1956 with a total of 32,732 babies. That’s a lot of baby Josephs.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Joseph” was recorded 2,623,958 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Josephs to occupy the country of Botswana with an estimated population of 2,374,636.
The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 2,642 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1880 with a rank of #7 nationwide and was registered 2,632 times as a baby boy’s name. Joseph became a popular boy’s name in the state of Connecticut in the year 1910. It ranked #2 with 103 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1957 in the state of New York with 4,950 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of California for 109 years from 1910 to 2018 (may not be consecutive). It’s also popular in the states of Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Rhode Island, Delaware, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Maryland, Louisiana, North Carolina, Hawaii, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana, Vermont, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Washington, Connecticut, Arizona, Florida, North Dakota, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Oregon, Texas, Minnesota, South Dakota, Alabama, West Virginia, South Carolina, Ohio, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, New Jersey, New Mexico, District of Columbia for 109 years (may not be consecutive).
For the past eight decades (1939 to 2018), the name “Joseph” was recorded 1,944,252 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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