GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
Meaning & History
Probably either a variant of JUDY
or a diminutive
. It was popularized by the young hero in Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' novel 'The Yearling' (1938) and the subsequent film adaptation (1946).
OTHER LANGUAGES: Jozefina (Croatian), Jitka (Czech), Jozefien (Dutch), Josefiina (Finnish), Joséphine, Fifi, Josette, Josiane (French), Josefine, Josephine (German), Giuseppina, Pina (Italian), Józefina (Polish), Josefina (Portuguese), Josefina (Spanish), Josefina (Swedish)
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