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Joe

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57k Joey (English)

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 736 5 731 #20 boy name
1881 649 10 639 #23 boy name
1882 754 15 739 #23 boy name
1883 623 16 607 #27 boy name
1884 771 12 759 #22 boy name
1885 693 12 681 #25 boy name
1886 774 15 759 #21 boy name
1887 695 10 685 #21 boy name
1888 813 24 789 #23 boy name
1889 726 18 708 #26 boy name
1890 702 20 682 #28 boy name
1891 605 21 584 #29 boy name
1892 830 11 819 #23 boy name
1893 745 24 721 #28 boy name
1894 764 23 741 #28 boy name
1895 790 27 763 #28 boy name
1896 779 12 767 #27 boy name
1897 822 24 798 #26 boy name
1898 847 20 827 #29 boy name
1899 798 18 780 #24 boy name
1900 1,212 33 1,179 #22 boy name
1901 769 13 756 #27 boy name
1902 985 30 955 #23 boy name
1903 920 25 895 #24 boy name
1904 976 17 959 #23 boy name
1905 1,052 28 1,024 #23 boy name
1906 1,062 42 1,020 #25 boy name
1907 1,207 30 1,177 #23 boy name
1908 1,241 32 1,209 #24 boy name
1909 1,335 43 1,292 #23 boy name
1910 1,595 42 1,553 #25 boy name
1911 1,494 45 1,449 #29 boy name
1912 2,580 65 2,515 #36 boy name
1913 2,868 62 2,806 #37 boy name
1914 3,789 77 3,712 #34 boy name
1915 4,762 114 4,648 #38 boy name
1916 5,012 101 4,911 #35 boy name
1917 5,240 97 5,143 #35 boy name
1918 5,917 114 5,803 #34 boy name
1919 5,840 130 5,710 #35 boy name
1920 6,204 134 6,070 #35 boy name
1921 6,341 137 6,204 #36 boy name
1922 6,240 149 6,091 #35 boy name
1923 6,148 143 6,005 #35 boy name
1924 6,198 152 6,046 #35 boy name
1925 6,264 158 6,106 #34 boy name
1926 6,551 212 6,339 #33 boy name
1927 6,768 230 6,538 #30 boy name
1928 6,890 212 6,678 #30 boy name
1929 6,815 218 6,597 #30 boy name
1930 7,124 250 6,874 #27 boy name
1931 6,671 227 6,444 #29 boy name
1932 6,942 244 6,698 #29 boy name
1933 6,660 249 6,411 #27 boy name
1934 7,349 265 7,084 #26 boy name
1935 7,777 224 7,553 #25 boy name
1936 8,266 244 8,022 #23 boy name
1937 7,968 226 7,742 #25 boy name
1938 7,676 239 7,437 #28 boy name
1939 7,441 249 7,192 #27 boy name
1940 7,438 217 7,221 #28 boy name
1941 7,373 227 7,146 #30 boy name
1942 7,622 237 7,385 #33 boy name
1943 7,535 229 7,306 #35 boy name
1944 7,259 202 7,057 #33 boy name
1945 6,819 193 6,626 #36 boy name
1946 7,756 220 7,536 #37 boy name
1947 8,125 227 7,898 #43 boy name
1948 7,493 203 7,290 #47 boy name
1949 6,746 218 6,528 #52 boy name
1950 6,240 203 6,037 #54 boy name
1951 6,023 196 5,827 #57 boy name
1952 6,064 174 5,890 #63 boy name
1953 5,990 192 5,798 #66 boy name
1954 6,074 214 5,860 #67 boy name
1955 6,037 183 5,854 #68 boy name
1956 6,321 197 6,124 #63 boy name
1957 6,935 172 6,763 #57 boy name
1958 7,223 160 7,063 #56 boy name
1959 7,542 153 7,389 #57 boy name
1960 7,441 129 7,312 #57 boy name
1961 7,164 108 7,056 #60 boy name
1962 6,884 102 6,782 #60 boy name
1963 6,478 94 6,384 #58 boy name
1964 5,902 90 5,812 #62 boy name
1965 4,915 77 4,838 #71 boy name
1966 4,424 92 4,332 #74 boy name
1967 3,780 63 3,717 #85 boy name
1968 3,608 80 3,528 #85 boy name
1969 3,691 69 3,622 #83 boy name
1970 3,640 68 3,572 #90 boy name
1971 3,208 56 3,152
1972 2,877 54 2,823
1973 2,566 45 2,521
1974 2,394 48 2,346
1975 2,277 39 2,238
1976 2,204 34 2,170
1977 2,165 43 2,122
1978 2,076 40 2,036
1979 1,992 28 1,964
1980 2,008 20 1,988
1981 1,895 34 1,861
1982 1,890 19 1,871
1983 1,634 20 1,614
1984 1,614 22 1,592
1985 1,616 24 1,592
1986 1,560 23 1,537
1987 1,508 20 1,488
1988 1,492 20 1,472
1989 1,509 17 1,492
1990 1,470 11 1,459
1991 1,474 10 1,464
1992 1,402 10 1,392
1993 1,261 7 1,254
1994 1,210 6 1,204
1995 1,085 10 1,075
1996 1,066 11 1,055
1997 1,018 6 1,012
1998 1,010 5 1,005
1999 967 0 967
2000 917 0 917
2001 964 6 958
2002 917 0 917
2003 898 0 898
2004 819 0 819
2005 795 0 795
2006 807 0 807
2007 736 5 731
2008 722 0 722
2009 605 0 605
2010 592 0 592
2011 532 0 532
2012 491 0 491
2013 473 0 473
2014 488 0 488
2015 457 0 457

Want to know about the popularity of the Joe baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 461,268 babies born with the name Joe in the United States. That's more than enough Joes to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 736 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Joe" was in 1936 with a total of 8,022 babies. (That's a lot of baby Joes)

According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Joe" ranks #38 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 240 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1950. Across the entire United States a total of 6,240 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Joe" mean? The list below shows the origins of Joe as well as things modernly associated with the name Joe such as celebrities named Joe.

Origin and Meaning of Joe

The name "Joe" is of English origin, and it means "God Will Increase". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Joe
See Johannes.

Joe Manganiello

Joe Manganiello is an actor, director, producer, and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Joe was born in 1976 as Joseph Michael Manganiello in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Joe Jonas

Joe Jonas is a singer and actor specializing in teen pop, pop rock, R&B, and dance-pop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Joe was born in 1989 as Joseph Adam Jonas in Casa Grande, Arizona, U.S.

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Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Joe was born in 1967 as Joseph James Rogan in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

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Joe Pesci

Joe Pesci is an actor, comedian, singer, and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1961 to 1999. Joe was born in 1943 as Joseph Frank Pesci in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

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Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker is a singer and musician specializing in blues, rock, blues rock, and blue-eyed soul music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1961 to 2014. Joe was born in 1944 as John Robert Cocker in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa is a musician and singer-songwriter specializing in blues rock, rock and roll music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Joe was born in 1977 in New Hartford, New York, United States.

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Joe Satriani

Joe Satriani is a musician, songwriter, composer, and producer specializing in instrumental rock, hard rock, and blues rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1970 to present. Joe was born in 1956 as Joseph Satriani in Westbury, New York, US.

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Joe DiMaggio

Joe DiMaggio is a MLB player. Joe was born in 1914 in Martinez, California.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Joe

Joe Biden
Joe Dirt 2
Joe Flacco
Joe Haden
Joe Budden
Joe Dirt

Alternative Meanings

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Your name in reverse order is "Eoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oje". 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.

Past life for Joe born Jan 10, 1989

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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