Joe

Joe - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Joe, meaning Jehovah increases, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #25. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Joe and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Joe? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Joe. The baby boy name Joe was given to 434 baby boys in 2012, ranking #546 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,781 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Joe peaked in popularity 83 years ago in 1936 on position 23.



Famous with this name

Joe Pantoliano
Joe Estevez
Joe Pesci


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Joe is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Joe is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #214 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,292.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Joe is where you live.


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Joe origin and meaning

Joe is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means Jehovah increases. To see famous people named Joe, pop culture references for the name Joe and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Joe

We've found the following names that sound similar to Joe, sorted by popularity.

Joshua / Jack / Jose / Jesse / Jesus / Jay / Jake / Jessie / Jackie / Josiah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012546
2011498
2010456
2009453
2008407
2007402
2006371
2005371
2004346
2003326
2002311
2001304
2000315
1999297
1998287
1997277
1996268
1995263
1994241
1993234
1992221
1991214
1990212
1989195
1988187
1987184
1986172
1985169
1984169
1983164
1982149
1981150
1980140
1979136
1978127
1977129
1976118
1975116
1974113
1973105
1972102
1971101
197091
196983
196885
196785
196674
196571
196462
196358
196259
196160
196057
195957
195856
195757
195664
195568
195467
195366
195263
195157
195054
194952
194847
194743
194637
194536
194433
194335
194233
194130
194028
193927
193828
193725
193623
193525
193426
193327
193229
193129
193027
192929
192830
192730
192633
192534
192435
192335
192235
192136
192035
191935
191834
191735
191635
191538
191434
191337
191236
191129
191025

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas214
Mississippi270
Tennessee407
New Mexico412
Arizona417
Arkansas418
Oregon452
California470
Indiana496
Alabama501
Utah591
Kentucky604
Missouri627
Virginia712
Colorado737
Florida742
Washington771
New York820
North Carolina823
Illinois1011
Ohio1112
Georgia1292

Even more about Joe


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Joe a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Joe?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1936
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Joe
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,781
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +434

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