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GenderMasculine
UsageItalian
PronouncedPron.joo-ZEP-pe
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Meaning & History

Italian form of JOSEPH. Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) was a military leader who united Italy in the 19th century.
DiminutivesBeppe, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino
Feminine FormsGiuseppa, Giuseppina
Other Languages & CulturesYousef, 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

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Entry updated March 18, 2010   Contribute