Joe Name Meaning & Origin

Joe

Pronunciation: JOH (key)

Origin of the name Joe:

A short form of any of the names beginning with the element Jo-.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Joseph, Joey

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Personal experiences with the name Joe: | Edit

I have never met a 'bad' JOE.
They are all awesome!!

An extremely common name.

Nicknames for Joe: | Edit

jj

Joey

Joe-Joe

Batman

far-Q

Meanings and history of the name Joe: | Edit
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Famous real-life people named Joe: | Edit

Joe Jonas
Joe Strummer
Joe Dimaggio, American baseball player in the 1940's and 1950's
Joe Jackson Father of Michael Jackson
Joe Walker, actor
Joe Moses, actor and stand up comedian
Joe Trohman, guitarist of American rock band Fall Out Boy
Joe Lewis Ingram, famous meme
Joe Thronton, professional ice hockey player (San Jose Sharks)
Joe Pavelski, professional ice hockey player (San Jose Sharks)

Joe in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Proposition Joe" Stewart, fictional drug kingpin on "The Wire"
Eskimo Joe Australian alternative rock band.

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