Joe
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
JO
Meaning
God raises
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Joe is a diminutive of Joseph. 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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Joe Montana - football player
Joe Carter - baseball player
Joe Cocker - musician
Joe Diffie - musician
Joe Greene - football player
Joe Kelley - baseball player
Joe Mantegna - actor
Joe Morgan - baseball player

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