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Popularity
550k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jose

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: God Will Increase
  • #112 All Time
  • #76 in 2014
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Jose" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188084084
188176076
188295095
188374074
18841120112
18851110111
188685085
188795095
188899099
188980080
189093093
189182577
18921115106
189384084
189494094
18951040104
18961095104
189791685
18981166110
189990090
19001610161
19011325127
19021250125
19031420142
19041440144
19052055200
19061550155
19071700170
19081920192
19092185213
19102556249
19112680268
19123560356
19134386432
19145520552
19156667659
191669812686
191781515800
19188809871
19191,041141,027
19201,253111,242
19211,227191,208
19221,275181,257
19231,339151,324
19241,416231,393
19251,466151,451
19261,503301,473
19271,668301,638
19281,798311,767
19291,712191,693
19301,644451,599
19311,381221,359
19321,334181,316
19331,189191,170
19341,235161,219
19351,186191,167
19361,132121,120
19371,106201,086
19381,172131,159
19391,119251,094
19401,182131,169
19411,214201,194
19421,329191,310
19431,389161,373
19441,533201,513
19451,622161,606
19461,879201,859
19472,115282,087
19482,278162,262
19492,467252,442
19502,657202,637
19512,723382,685
19522,716312,685
19533,041283,013
19543,255303,225
19553,323243,299
19563,432363,396
19573,491263,465
19583,439313,408
19593,599243,575
19603,949413,908
19613,804403,764
19623,863353,828
19634,056394,017#98 boy name
19643,999263,973#95 boy name
19654,009423,967#89 boy name
19664,216324,184#79 boy name
19674,455414,414#64 boy name
19684,838434,795#58 boy name
19695,245575,188#56 boy name
19705,760605,700#56 boy name
19716,059586,001#55 boy name
19725,990585,932#50 boy name
19736,152586,094#49 boy name
19746,784676,717#47 boy name
19757,048816,967#48 boy name
19767,135847,051#45 boy name
19776,990766,914#45 boy name
19787,237917,146#44 boy name
19797,929917,838#44 boy name
19808,404888,316#46 boy name
19818,840758,765#45 boy name
19828,696798,617#46 boy name
19838,142738,069#48 boy name
19848,088838,005#49 boy name
19858,488908,398#49 boy name
19868,446918,355#51 boy name
19878,802788,724#48 boy name
19889,098998,999#49 boy name
198910,4098310,326#46 boy name
199011,62111311,508#41 boy name
199111,8149611,718#37 boy name
199211,9139511,818#37 boy name
199311,9107311,837#36 boy name
199411,8017911,722#36 boy name
199511,8527311,779#35 boy name
199612,2186412,154#32 boy name
199711,9714911,922#32 boy name
199812,4124512,367#33 boy name
199912,2005412,146#35 boy name
200012,6365512,581#34 boy name
200112,1925612,136#34 boy name
200212,9064812,858#30 boy name
200312,4213212,389#30 boy name
200412,2214612,175#28 boy name
200512,0953712,058#30 boy name
200611,6273211,595#30 boy name
200711,2692511,244#35 boy name
20089,833229,811#40 boy name
20098,817128,805#43 boy name
20107,715197,696#52 boy name
20116,768116,757#65 boy name
20126,038136,025#72 boy name
20135,61755,612#76 boy name
20145,452105,442#76 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Jose? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 549,587 babies born with the name Jose in the United States. That's more than enough Joses to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 84 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jose" was in 2002 with a total of 12,858 babies. (That's a lot of baby Joses)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jose" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 129 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 6,038 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Jose" mean?

Jose (Spanish): God Will Increase

The name "Jose" is of Spanish origin and it means "God Will Increase". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 16 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

S is for special, you are, you know!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Esoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Esoj". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Jose popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jose in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jose

Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Antonio was born in 1960 as Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas in Malaga, Andalucia, Spain.

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Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho is a football biography. Jose was born in 1963 in Setubal, Lisbon, Portugal.

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José José

José José is a singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer specializing in romantic ballad, bolero, latin pop, and bossa nova music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1963 to present. José was born in 1948 as Jose Romulo Sosa Ortiz in Mexico City Mexico.

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José Luis Perales

José Luis Perales is a musician and songwriter specializing in balada music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1972 to present. José was born in 1945 as Jose Luis Perales Morillas in Castejon, Cuenca, Spain.

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Rafael Amaya

Rafael Amaya is an actor, singer, and model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Rafael was born in 1977 as Jose Rafael Amaya Nunez in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.

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Jose Canseco

Jose Canseco is a MLB player. Jose was born in 1964 in Havana, Cuba.

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Past life for Jose born Apr 26, 1992

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Jose

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