Joseph

Joseph is a boy name and means Jehovah increases. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \j(o)-se-ph\. Other similar names and variants include: Che, Giuseppe, Giuseppino, Iosef, Iosif, Iosip, Jessup, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Joseito, Joselito, Josep, Josephe, Josephus, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josue, Jozef, Osip, Pepe, Pepito, Peppi, Pino, Pipo, Sepp, Seppi, Yousef, Yusif, Yussuf, Yusuf, Yuszef. Joseph is a very popular first name for men (#9 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#384 out of 88799).
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Joseph VIP rank

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#23
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#5
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153
Actors named Joseph
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69
Directors named Joseph
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Singers named Joseph
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Writers named Joseph

Famous people named Joseph

Here’s a list of VIPs named Major:

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (actor) born in February 17, 1981.
  • Joseph Fritzl born in April 09, 1935.
  • Joseph Fiennes (actor) born in May 27, 1970.
  • Joseph Losey (director) born in January 14, 1909.
  • Joseph Campbell (actor) born in March 26, 1904.
  • Joseph Morgan (actor) born in May 16, 1981.
  • Joseph Rotblat (Nobel Prize laureate)
  • Joseph Brodsky (Nobel Prize laureate)
  • Joseph Murray (Nobel Prize laureate)
  • Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (Nobel Prize laureate)

Famous actors named Joseph and their movies

Joseph Cotten
Joseph Cotten

Born on May 15, 1905

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 56
Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Shadow of a Doubt

Shadow of a Doubt

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

Country: United States of America

Portrait of Jennie

Portrait of Jennie

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish

Country: United States of America

The Third Man

The Third Man

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Country: United States of America

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Born on February 17, 1981

  • Age: 39
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 25
Mysterious Skin

Mysterious Skin

Directed by: Gregg Araki

Starring: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison

Country: United States of America

(500) Days of Summer

(500) Days of Summer

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz

Country: United States of America

Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

50/50

50/50

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

Joseph Fiennes
Joseph Fiennes

Born on May 27, 1970

  • Age: 50
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 16
Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes

Country: United States of America

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Country: United States of America

Dust

Dust

Directed by: Milcho Manchevski

Starring: Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham, Adrian Lester, Anne Brochet

Joseph Mazzello
Joseph Mazzello

Born on September 21, 1983

  • Age: 36
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 8
The River Wild

The River Wild

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, Joseph Mazzello

Three Wishes

Three Wishes

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joseph Mazzello, Seth Mumy

Simon Birch

Simon Birch

Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson

Starring: Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt

Wooly Boys

Wooly Boys

Directed by: Leszek Burzynski

Starring: Peter Fonda, Kris Kristofferson, Joseph Mazzello, Keith Carradine

Famous directors named Joseph and their movies

Joseph Kane
Joseph Kane

Born on January 23, 1899

  • Age: 121
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 95

Song of Nevada

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Mary Lee

26 Men

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Guns and Guitars

Guns and Guitars

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Dorothy Dix, Earle Hodgins

Romance on the Range

Romance on the Range

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sally Payne, Linda Hayes

Joseph Henabery
Joseph Henabery
  • No. of movies: 36
Cobra (silent)

Cobra (silent)

Directed by: Joseph Henabery

The Man from Painted Post

The Man from Painted Post

Directed by: Joseph Henabery

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Frank Campeau, Frank Clark

Cobra

Cobra

Directed by: Joseph Henabery

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Casson Ferguson, Gertrude Olmstead

Joseph Losey
Joseph Losey

Born on January 14, 1909

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 33
The Go-Between

The Go-Between

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave

Mr. Klein

Mr. Klein

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé, Juliet Berto

The Servant

The Servant

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig, James Fox

Country: United States of America

King & Country

King & Country

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster

Joseph Kosinski
Joseph Kosinski

Born on May 03, 1974

  • Age: 46
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 8
Oblivion

Oblivion

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

Starring: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko

Only The Brave

Only The Brave

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

Tron: Legacy (Plus Bonus Content)

Tron: Legacy (Plus Bonus Content)

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

TRON: Legacy

TRON: Legacy

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner

Country: United States of America

Famous writers named Joseph and their books

Joseph Wambaugh
Joseph Wambaugh

Born on January 22, 1937

  • Age: 83
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 21
The Blue Knight

The Blue Knight

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

The Choirboys

The Choirboys

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Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, …

The Onion Field

The Onion Field

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This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one March night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles

The New Centurions

The New Centurions

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

Joseph Epstein
Joseph Epstein

Born on January 09, 1937

  • Age: 83
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
Snobbery

Snobbery

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A national bestseller, Snobbery examines the discriminating qualities in all of us. With dishy detail, Joseph Epstein skewers all manner of elitism in contemporary America.

Joseph Ratzinger
Joseph Ratzinger

Born on April 16, 1927

  • Age: 93
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 5
Jesus Of Nazareth

Jesus Of Nazareth

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“This book is… my personal search ‘for the face of the Lord.’” —Benedict XVIIn this bold, momentous work, the pope—in his first book written as Benedict XVI—seeks to salvage the person

Joseph Stiglitz
Joseph Stiglitz

Born on February 09, 1943

  • Age: 77
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 1
The Price Of Inequality

The Price Of Inequality

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A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist. America currently has the most inequality, and the least equality of opportunity, among the advanced countries.

Joseph Bernardin
Joseph Bernardin

Born on April 02, 1928

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 1
The Gift Of Peace

The Gift Of Peace

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Joseph Cardinal Bernardin's gentle leadership throughout his life of ministerial service had made him an internationally beloved figure, but the words he left behind about his final journey would change the