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12 Middle names that pair well with the first name “Joseph”


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Cerith Gardiner - published on 01/26/21

Give your baby the perfect start in life by honoring Joseph and other holy men.

Pope Francis recently proclaimed, in the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a father’s heart”), this year to be devoted to St. Joseph. Therefore, in keeping with the devotion of Jesus’ earthly father, the name Joseph is a  perfect choice for any boy born during this special year (from December 8, 2020 to December 8, 2021) — or beyond!

The name Joseph comes from the Hebrew Yosef, meaning “he will add.” While your little boy will certainly add a lot of joy to your life, you can always pair the name with another holy man whose devotion and faith to God will hopefully inspire your own son.


Read more:
25 Middle names that pair well with the first name “Mary”

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