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Multiple Origins for the Surname Joseph


French


The prominent surname Joseph originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The name Joseph is derived from the Hebrew given name Yosef, which is familiar from The Bible, and means May he (God) add another son.

Joseph Early Origins



The surname Joseph was first found in Maine, where the family was anciently seated.

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Joseph Spelling Variations


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Joseph Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Joseph, José, Jauzé, Joséphine, Josette, Josiane and others.

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Joseph Early History


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Joseph Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Joseph research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1577 and 1638 are included under the topic Early Joseph History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Joseph Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Joseph Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Joseph Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Joseph Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Evan Joseph, who arrived in Virginia in 1639 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Bonaventure Joseph, who settled in America around 1658

Joseph Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jurig Joseph, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Tobias Joseph to South Carolina in 1741
  • Tobias Joseph, who landed in South Carolina in 1741 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Georg Henrich Joseph, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Captain Joseph to Boston in 1768
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Joseph Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Salomon Joseph, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Eugène Joseph, who arrived in New Orleans in 1822
  • Clemontina Joseph, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1826 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Nikolaus Joseph, who arrived in America in 1833 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Philip Joseph, who arrived in New York in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Joseph Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hermann Joseph, who arrived in Arkansas in 1903 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Henry Joseph, who landed in Alabama in 1920 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Joseph Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Moses Joseph, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on September 21, 1826, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1826 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1826
  • Louis Joseph, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Bartlett" in 1847 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN BARTLETT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847JohnBartlett.gif
  • William Joseph, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1848 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Hooghly.htm

Joseph Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Joseph, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Exporter
  • Moses Joseph, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1840
  • Hyam Joseph, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Exporter
  • Israel Joseph, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1843
  • Samuel Joseph, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1843
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Joseph (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Joseph (post 1700)



  • Anton Joseph (1923-2009), American Minnesota politician
  • Quinton Joseph (b. 1946), American rhythm and blues artist
  • Jackie Joseph (b. 1934), American comedy actress, remembered for her role in the original 'Little Shop of Horrors'
  • Thomas Joseph, American lawyer and politician, who served in Vietnam War 1969-1970, was governor of Pennsylvania 1995-2001, and the 1st Secretary of Homeland Security 2003-
  • Salvatore Joseph, American jazz pianist and composer
  • John Joseph, three-time Academy Award and seven time Golden Globe winning American film actor
  • Charles Joseph, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1960 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Joseph, American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1916; Defeated, 1919 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carol Sadler Joseph, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1996 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bill Joseph, American Republican politician, Candidate for Montana State House of Representatives 42nd District, 2010 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 36 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Joseph


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Suggested Readings for the name Joseph



  • An Account of Joseph and Abrahams Families in America by Marc Allan Austen.

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