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Gender: M Meaning of Joe: "Jehovah increases" Origin of Joe: Diminutive of Joseph Joe's Popularity in 2014: #565

Joe is still the ultimate good-guy name, not at all diminished by its longevity or popularity or its everyman rep as Regular Joe, Cowboy Joe, G.I. Joe, Joe Millionaire, Joe Blow, or even Average Joe.

There are millions of Josephs who have gone primarily by the nickname Joe; just a few of the more prominent are Joes Biden, Namath, Torre, Di Maggio, Lieberman, Montana and Jonas.

Several celebrities have chosen Joe as a full name for their sons, including Kate Winslet, Kevin Costner, Sting and Stephen King.

Famous People Named Joe

Joseph "Joe" Biden, Vice President of the United States
John Robert "Joe" Cocker, English musician
Joseph Isadore "Joe" Lieberman, former U.S. Senator from Connecticut
Joe DiMaggio (born Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio), American baseball player
Joe Jackson Gibbs, American NFL coach and NASCAR team owner
Joseph Fidler "Joe" Walsh, American musician
Joe Wright, English film director
Joseph Adam "Joe" Jonas, American musician
Joe Hill, American author
Joseph Vincent "Joe" Flacco, American football player
Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, American football player
Joseph William "Joe" Namath, American football player
Joseph Paul "Joe" Torre, American baseball manager
Joe Louis, (born Joseph Louis Barrow), American boxer
Joseph "Joe" Satriani, American guitarist
Joseph William "Joe" Gilgun, English actor
Joseph Mark "Joe" Trohman, American musician
Joseph "Joe" Thomas, English actor

Pop Culture References for the name Joe

Joe Hardy, main character in the Hardy Boys series, brother of Frank Hardy
Joe Alverado, the #1 dad in "The Silver Eye", a webcomic by Laura Hollingsworth
Joe Hobbs, character on TV's "See Dad Run"
Joe Toy, character in movie "The Kings Of Summer"
Joe Darke, character in 'Ace Attorney' game series
Joe Caputo, character on TV's "Orange is the New Black"
Joe Dubois, character on TV's "Medium"
Joe Caroll, character on TV's "The Following"
Joe Willard, character from Maud Hart Lovelace's Betsy-Tacy series
Joe Fox, Tom Hanks character in "You've Got Mail"
Joe, word for coffee

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