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Joseph is a Baby Boy Name

Find out the meaning behind the name Joseph.

Biblically, the name Joseph holds a lot of significance. Not only was he the son of Jacob who ended up ruling Egypt, he is the husband of the Virgin Mary and therefore, foster father of Jesus, and the name of the follower who took Jesus down from the cross after the crucifixtion. It is also one of the most popular names in the United States, remaining in the top 15 for all but three years since 1880.

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