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Jozef

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jozef

"Jozef" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "He shall add". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, cognate to Joseph.

Notable Persons Named Jozef

Joseph Conrad was a fiction novelist, short-story writer, and short story. He was most active from 1895 to 1923. Joseph was given the name Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski on December 3rd, 1857 in Terekhove near Berdychiv, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire. He left this life on August 3rd, 1924.

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Józef Piłsudski was an office holder. His military service ended in 1923. Józef was born on December 5th, 1867 in Zułów , Vilna Governorate, Russian Empire. He died on May 12th, 1935.

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Jozef Gabčík is a military person.

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Jerzy Kosiński was a novelist. Jerzy was given the name Józef Lewinkopf on June 14th, 1933 in Łódź. They breathed their last breath on May 3rd, 1991.

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Jozef Fr. Tiso was a President of Slovakia. His career lasted from 1939 to 1945. Jozef was born on October 13th, 1887 in Trencsén County, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary. He passed away on April 18th, 1947.

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Joseph Rotblat was a scientist in the field of physics. Joseph was given the name Józef Rotblat on November 4th, 1908 in Warsaw. He passed away on August 31st, 2005.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jozef

Skrobiński was born on January 26th, 1910. He breathed his last breath on January 22nd, 1979.

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How popular is the baby name Jozef in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 9 0 9
1915 7 0 7
1916 8 0 8
1917 9 0 9
1918 15 0 15
1919 12 0 12
1920 8 0 8
1921 7 0 7
1924 8 0 8
1967 7 0 7
1970 8 0 8
1971 13 0 13
1973 5 0 5
1975 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1978 6 0 6
1979 11 0 11
1980 14 0 14
1981 9 0 9
1982 9 0 9
1983 14 0 14
1984 16 0 16
1985 8 0 8
1986 12 0 12
1987 9 0 9
1988 18 0 18
1989 13 0 13
1990 12 0 12
1991 17 0 17
1992 13 0 13
1993 24 0 24
1994 24 0 24
1995 24 0 24
1996 38 0 38
1997 27 0 27
1998 30 0 30
1999 28 0 28
2000 30 0 30
2001 31 0 31
2002 20 0 20
2003 33 0 33
2004 27 0 27
2005 57 0 57
2006 37 0 37
2007 35 0 35
2008 40 0 40
2009 36 0 36
2010 20 0 20
2011 25 0 25
2012 32 0 32
2013 29 0 29
2014 27 0 27
2015 28 0 28
2016 20 0 20

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Popularity of Jozef as a first name

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Common last names for Jozef

  • Nowak
  • Zielinski
  • Jablonski
  • Wojcik
  • Koziol

Fun Facts about the name Jozef

  • How Popular is the name Jozef? Jozef is the 10,213th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jozef have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,029 babies born with the first name Jozef in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jozef to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jozef? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Jozef first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jozef is Friday, July 30th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Jozef born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jozef was in 2005 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Jozef Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jozef is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Jozef: Your name in reverse order is Fezoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ezofj. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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