Joseph

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
JO-səf
Meaning
God raises

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Joseph originates in Hebrew language and means "God raises". As a masculine given name it has been used over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. In The Book of Genesis, Joseph was the son of Jacob and Rachel. He is also known as Virgin Mary's husband and adoptive father of Jesus.

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'Joseph' in Movies

First Man (2018)

Joseph A. Walker

Captain Marvel (2019)

Joseph Danvers

Dexter

Det. Joseph 'Joey' Quinn

The Wire

Joseph 'Proposition Joe' Stewart

The Irishman (2019)

Joseph 'Crazy Joe' Gallo

Big Little Lies

Joseph Bachman

The Alienist

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Hostiles (2017)

Capt. Joseph J. Blocker

Dynasty

Joseph Anders

Baby Driver (2017)

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