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Josef Meaning


What does Josef mean?

The name Josef is of Czech, German and Scandinavian origin.

The meaning of Josef is "G-d shall add (another son)".

Josef is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Jo-sef.

The Given Name Josef

Josef is a form of Joseph. See Joseph for further details.

Attractive and daring, it is a name considered by many parents.

A simple name, Josef possesses great character.

Josef is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Josef I, Josef II, and Josef K..

Josef Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,819 in baby name popularity for boys with 83 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,831 in baby name popularity for boys with 81 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Josef Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Josef has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Josef to other names.

Josef Related Names

Josef is a form of Joseph.

The name Josefa is a form of Josef.

Famous Josefs

  • Josef I ~ Bohemian King (1705-1711)
  • Josef II ~ Bohemian King (1780-1790)
  • Josef K. ~ The Trial character
  • Josef Masopust ~ Soccer Player

Josef Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Josef.

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Josef Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Josef in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Josef.

Just for fun, see the name Josef in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Josef in Nautical Flags page.