What does Joe mean?
(male) Jome, Jore, ..
(female) Joege, Joze, ..
How 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. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name statistics 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 #596 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the popularity of the boy name Joe and associated names. Joseph (#21 the previous year), Jose (#80), Josue (#271), Joey (#758), Josef (#1703), Jodi, Jo, Jomar, Che, Jody and Jodie are the prominent variation forms of Joe (#596 the previous year). Other variants, like Joop, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Joe was common during the years 1910-1919 (average #1386) and is now much less (#1285, ▼71%), with forms like Joe becoming somewhat dated.
Joe▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jay▼, Jaye, Je-, Jeh and Joao. Other suggested similar names are Boe, Coe, Job, Jobe, Joed, Joel, Jon▼, Jove, Moe, Noe▲ and Roe. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joe.