Yosef Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Joseph:
Derived from the Hebrew yōsēf (may he add, God shall add). The name is borne in the Bible by a favorite son of Jacob and Rachel (GEN. 30), by the husband of the Virgin Mary and foster father of Jesus (MATT. 1), and by Joseph of Arimathea, a rich Jew and secret follower of Jesus, who helped take Jesus' body from the cross to prepare it for burial, and supposedly took the Holy Grail to England (JOHN 19).
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- Personal experiences with the name Yosef
I have an AMAZING friend named Yosef! ♥
- Nicknames for Yosef
Yu Yu, Yogi, Yoyo (as my friend Yosef's nickname is)
- Meanings and history of the name Yosef
this was the name of a Prophet too, Yousef. Yousef has his own chapter in the Muslim's Holy Qu'ran as well. He was the most beautiful man ever created by God.
- Famous real-life people named Yosef
Formerly Cat Stevens, Yusuf Islam, a Muslim revert from the UK. A musician.
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