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  1. JosephHeart
    • JosephHeart
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "Jehovah increases"
      • Description:

        Joseph evolved from the Hebrew name Yosef, which was derived from the verb yasaf, meaning “to increase.” In the Old Testament, Joseph is the 11th and favorite son of Jacob and Rachel; in the New Testament, it is the name of the carpenter husband of the Virgin Mary, mother of Christ. Joe and Joey are common nicknames for Joseph, and Josephine is the feminine form.