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Josephine Meaning


What does Josephine mean?

The name Josephine is of Hebrew and French origin.

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

Josephine is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Jo-se-phine.

The Given Name Josephine

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

Josephine is a stylish and valiant name.

A simple name, Josephine possesses great character.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Josephine falls into the name categories classic, easy nickname.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Josephine Bakhita, and Josephine Barry.

Josephine Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 91 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,023 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 107 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,813 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Josephine sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Josephine Name Popularity Page.

Josephine Related Names

Josephine is a form of Joseph.

The names Josephina, Josiana, Josiane, Josina are all forms of Josephine.

Josephine has the diminutives (nicknames) Josette, Josey, Josie.

Famous Josephines

  • Josephine ~ 2 hurricanes, 3 storms
  • Josephine Bakhita ~ Saint
  • Josephine Barry ~ Anne of Green Gables character
  • Josephine Hull ~ Actress
  • Josephine Leroux ~ Saint
  • Josephine March ~ Little Women character

Josephine 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 Josephine.

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Josephine Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Josephine.

Just for fun, see the name Josephine 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 Josephine in Nautical Flags page.