Given Name GIUSEPPE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: joo-ZEP-pe  [details]

Meaning & History

Italian form of JOSEPH. Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) was a military leader who united Italy in the 19th century.
DIMINUTIVES: Beppe, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino
FEMININE FORMS: Giuseppa, Giuseppina
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yousef, Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf (Arabic), Youcef (Arabic (Maghrebi)), Hovsep (Armenian), Yusif (Azerbaijani), Joseba (Basque), Joseph, Joses (Biblical), Ioseph, Ioses (Biblical Greek), Yosef (Biblical Hebrew), Ioseph (Biblical Latin), Jusuf (Bosnian), Yosif (Bulgarian), Josep (Catalan), Ghjaseppu (Corsican), Josip, Joško, Joso, Jozo (Croatian), Josef (Czech), Josef (Danish), Josephus, Jozef, Jef, Joep, Joop, Joos, Joost, Jos, Sjef, Zef (Dutch), Joseph, Jo, Joe, Joey, Jojo (English), Jozefo, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Joosep (Estonian), Jooseppi, Juuso (Finnish), Joseph (French), Xosé (Galician), Ioseb, Soso (Georgian), Josef, Joseph, Jo, Joschka, Sepp, Seppel (German), Iosif (Greek), Yosef (Hebrew), Josephus (History), József, Jóska, Józsi (Hungarian), Jusuf (Indonesian), Seosamh (Irish), Iosephus (Late Roman), Jāzeps (Latvian), Juozapas, Juozas (Lithuanian), Josif (Macedonian), Hohepa (Maori), Josef (Norwegian), Josèp (Occitan), Yousef, Yusef (Persian), Józef (Polish), José, , Zezé (Portuguese), Iosif (Romanian), Iosif, Osip (Russian), Seòsaidh (Scottish), Josif (Serbian), Jozef (Slovak), Josip, Jožef, Jože (Slovene), José, Josepe, Pepe, Pepito (Spanish), Josef (Swedish), Yusuf (Turkish), Ýusup (Turkmen), Yosyp (Ukrainian), Yusup (Uyghur), Yussel (Yiddish)

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, saints, The Sopranos characters, top 10 in Italy
Entry updated March 18, 2010