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What does Joos mean?

Joos Pronunciation of Joos [joos] as a boys' name has its roots in Hebrew and Latin, and the meaning of the name Joos is "Jehovah increases; just, upright, righteous". Joos is an alternate form of Joseph (Hebrew). Biblical: the son of Jacob who. Joos is also a form of Justin (Latin): version of Justus.

Associated with: just.


Joos has 1 variant: Joss.

15 more related forms via Joseph, Justin: Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joost, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josif, Josip, Josue, Jozef and Just.

Creative forms:
(male) Jeos, Joeos, ..

(female) Jore, Josa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joos Jaedyn (J.J.), ..

How popular is Joos?

Joos is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#20763 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Joos (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey (#758 in 2015), Jose (#80), Josef (#1703), Joseph (#21), Josue (#271) and Justin (#110). Adoption of these relations of Joos was well-received among parents 4 decades ago (average #793) and is now significantly less (#1094, 69.2% less usage), with forms like Justin becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jose, Josef, Joseph, Josue, Justin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joos is alike in pronunciation to Jace, Jase, Jazz and Jess. Other suggested similar names are Amos, Enos, Eros, Janos, Jens, Joab, Joao, Joash, Job, Jobe, Joby, Jock, Joe, Joed, Joel, John, Johon, Jon, Jona, Jonas, Jones, Jonn, Jorg, Jori, Joris, Jorn, Joron, Jory, Josh, Jove, Jovi, Jovon and Taos. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joos.

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