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pinWhat does Joe mean?

Joe /joe/ as a boys' name is pronounced joh. It is of English origin. Short form of Joseph. Baseball player Joe diMaggio; boxer Joe Louis; hockey player Joe Thornton.


Joe has 3 variants: Joemar, Joey and Jomar.

Joe has 19 more related forms via Joseph: Che, Iosef, Iosep, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josue, Joszef, Jozef and Pepe.

Kreatif forms: Jijoe, Joeji, Joero. [more]

pinHow popular is Joe?

Joe is a very popular first name for men (#51 out of 1220, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3891 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Joe for boys. Joe entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #21 in the U.S. then, and is at #565 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joe name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joe outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Joe and associated names. Joseph (#20 the previous year), Jose (#76), Josue (#269), Joey (#686), Jody, Jodie and Josef are the prominent variation forms of Joe (#565 the previous year). Other variants, like Jo, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Joe was common during the years 1970-1979 (average #364) and is somewhat lower today (#577, 33%), with the forms Joe, Joey, Josef, Jody and Jodie becoming somewhat dated. Josue is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joe, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Jose in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josef, Joseph, Josue in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joe, Josef, Joseph outside U.S.

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Joe is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jay, Jaye, Je-, Jeh and Joao. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joe.