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*[[Joseph]] “Joe” [[Paul Dimaggio]] (born [[Giuseppe]] Paolo DiMaggio Jr.) – Famous 20th century professional baseball player (center fielder) who was the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1939, 1941 and 1947.  The prolific hitter with a career .325 average and 361 career home runs was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955. <ref> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_DiMaggio </ref>
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*[[Joe DiMaggio|Joseph “Joe” Paul Dimaggio]] (born [[Giuseppe]] Paolo DiMaggio Jr.) – Famous 20th century professional baseball player (center fielder) who was the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1939, 1941 and 1947.  The prolific hitter with a career .325 average and 361 career home runs was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955. <ref> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_DiMaggio </ref>
*[[Joe Louis]]: boxer (born May 13, 1914)
*[[Joe Louis]]: boxer (born May 13, 1914)
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*[[Joseph William]] "Smokin' Joe" Frazier – Former professional boxer who won a heavyweight boxing gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo, Japan, Summer Olympics and became the World heavyweight boxing champion in 1968, following [[Muhammad]] Ali being stripped of the crown. <ref> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Frazier </ref>
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*[[Joe Frazier|Joseph William "Smokin' Joe" Frazier]] – Former professional boxer who won a heavyweight boxing gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo, Japan, Summer Olympics and became the World heavyweight boxing champion in 1968, following [[Muhammad]] Ali being stripped of the crown. <ref> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Frazier </ref>
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*[[Joseph]] “Joe” [[Clifford Montana Jr]]. – Former National Football League (NFL) quarterback who is widely considered one of the top ten quarterbacks of all time.  The eight-time Pro Bowler won four Super Bowl Championships with the San Francisco 49ers, was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1989 and 1990 and was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 2000. <ref> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Montana </ref>
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*[[Joe Montana|Joseph “Joe” Clifford Montana Jr]]. – Former National Football League (NFL) quarterback who is widely considered one of the top ten quarterbacks of all time.  The eight-time Pro Bowler won four Super Bowl Championships with the San Francisco 49ers, was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1989 and 1990 and was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 2000. <ref> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Montana </ref>
*[[Joe Pesci]] – Film and television actor who won an Academy Award (Oscar) for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” for his performance in the 1990 crime drama ''Goodfellas'' and was nominated for an Oscar for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” for his role in the 1980 boxing movie ''Raging Bull''. <ref> http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000582/ </ref>
*[[Joe Pesci]] – Film and television actor who won an Academy Award (Oscar) for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” for his performance in the 1990 crime drama ''Goodfellas'' and was nominated for an Oscar for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” for his role in the 1980 boxing movie ''Raging Bull''. <ref> http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000582/ </ref>
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==NOTES==
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Revision as of 13:06, 27 April 2009

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Gender: male
Pronunciation: joh, jo
Meaning: nickname, may he add, God will add
Related Names: Jo, Joel, Joemar, Joey, Jojo, Jomar, Joseph

Length: 3 Gender: {{#if male

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Rank in 2000s: 335

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Name: joe Origin: Hebrew,, Meaning (no case): nickname, may he add, god will add





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ORIGIN AND HISTORY

The name Joe originates as a shortened or pet version of the Hebrew-derived name Joseph meaning “may he add” or “God will add.” However, the name evolved into an independent given first name in its own right.


POPULARITY

According to the 1990 United States Census [1], Joe ranked as the 51st most popular male first name, the 1,298th most popular female first name and the 3,687th most popular last name. In the United States, the name ranked in the Top 1,000 most popular boys' names every year since 1880, when it ranked 20th. The name ranked in the Top 100 most popular boys' names each year from 1880 until 1970.

According to the Social Security Administration [2], in the 21st century, the name ranked in the Top 400 most popular boys' names every year from 2000 (315th) through 2006 (370th).

United States Popularity of the boy's name Joe in the 21st Century:

  • Year: 2006 Rank:370th
  • Year: 2005 Rank:372nd
  • Year: 2004 Rank:348th
  • Year: 2003 Rank:327th
  • Year: 2002 Rank:312th
  • Year: 2001 Rank:303rd
  • Year: 2000 Rank:315th

FACTS

NAMESAKES

  • Joe is the title of a 1970 dramatic movie that was nominated for an Academy Award (Oscar) for “Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced.” [4]

FAMOUS PERSONS

  • Joseph “Joe” Paul Dimaggio (born Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr.) – Famous 20th century professional baseball player (center fielder) who was the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1939, 1941 and 1947. The prolific hitter with a career .325 average and 361 career home runs was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955. [5]
  • Joe Louis: boxer (born May 13, 1914)
  • Joseph William "Smokin' Joe" Frazier – Former professional boxer who won a heavyweight boxing gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo, Japan, Summer Olympics and became the World heavyweight boxing champion in 1968, following Muhammad Ali being stripped of the crown. [6]
  • Joseph “Joe” Clifford Montana Jr. – Former National Football League (NFL) quarterback who is widely considered one of the top ten quarterbacks of all time. The eight-time Pro Bowler won four Super Bowl Championships with the San Francisco 49ers, was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1989 and 1990 and was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 2000. [7]
  • Joe Pesci – Film and television actor who won an Academy Award (Oscar) for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” for his performance in the 1990 crime drama Goodfellas and was nominated for an Oscar for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” for his role in the 1980 boxing movie Raging Bull. [8]

NOTES

  1. http://www.census.gov/genealogy/www/namesearch.html
  2. http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/
  3. http://www.yeahbaby.com/celebrity-baby-names.php?name=Joe
  4. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065916/
  5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_DiMaggio
  6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Frazier
  7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Montana
  8. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000582/


OTHER JOE'S

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Author: Rich Kachold

Facts about JoeRDF feed
Gender male  +
Length 3  +
Meaning nickname, may he add, God will add  +
Meaningnc nickname, may he add, god will add  +
Name joe  +
Origin Hebrew  +
Popularity 2  +
Pronunciation joh, jo  +
Rank in 2000s 335  +
Related Jo  +, Joel  +, Joemar  +, Joey  +, Jojo  +, Jomar  +, and Joseph  +
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