Meaning and name origin
Jose is a very popular first name for males (#28 out of 1220, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4268 out of 88799, Top 5%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jose for boys. Jose reached its highest rank of #28 in the U.S. in 2004 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jose and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Joseph (#20) and Jose (#76). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Jose is also pronounced similarly to Hosea▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Jace▲, Jake▲, Jase▲, Jess▼, Jesse, Joash, Jobe, Jock, Joe▼, Joos, Josef▼, Josep, Josh▼, Josia, Joss, Josua, Josue▲, Jove and Mose▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jose.