Usage: Josephine, of hebrew origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Josephine are in general originating from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Malta, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Meaning: He will enlarge, God will increase
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 11.
Qualities: Charismatic, Inspiring
Ruling planet: Moon
Colors: Green, Cream
Gemstones: Pearl, Jade, Moonstone
The name Josephine is ranked on the 744th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 770000 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.011% of the population. The name Josephine has nine characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Josephine for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Josephine is 19 March.
History and Origin
Josephine is a female given name. It is the English version of the French name Joséphine. This is the feminine form of the name Joseph, which is taken from the Hebrew name Yosef, meaning The Lord increases.
English form of Joséphine, now widely adopted in the English-speaking world.
Cognates: Irish Gaelic: Seosaimhín. Italian: Giuseppina.
Short form: English: Jo.
Pet forms: English: Josie, Josette, Fifi, Posy.
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