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GenderMasculine
UsageDutch
PronouncedPron.YO:ST
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Meaning & History

Dutch form of Iudocus (see JOYCE), sometimes used as a diminutive of JUSTUS or JOZEF.
VariantsJef, Joep, Joop, Joos, Jos, Judocus, Sjef, Zef
DiminutiveJoos
Other Languages & CulturesIodocus, Iudocus, Jodocus, Judoc, Judocus Ancient Celtic 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 Judoc, Jodoc Breton Yosif Bulgarian Josep Catalan Ghjaseppu Corsican Josip, Joško, Joso, Jozo Croatian Josef Czech Josef Danish Joseph, Joyce, Jo, Joe, Joey, Jojo English Jozefo, Joĉjo Esperanto Joosep Estonian Jooseppi, Juuso Finnish Joseph, Juste, Josse French Xosé Galician Ioseb, Soso Georgian Josef, Joseph, Jost, Justus, Jo, Joschka, Sepp, Seppel German Iosif Greek Yosef Hebrew Josephus History József, Jóska, Józsi Hungarian Jusuf Indonesian Seosamh Irish Giuseppe, Beppe, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino Italian Iosephus, Iustus, Justus Late Roman Jāzeps Latvian Juozapas, Juozas Lithuanian Josif Macedonian Hohepa Maori Josse Medieval French Josef Norwegian Josèp Occitan Yousef, Yusef Persian Józef Polish José, , Zezé Portuguese Iosif Romanian Iosif, Osip Russian Seòsaidh Scottish Josif Serbian Jozef Slovak Josip, Jošt, Jožef, Jože Slovene José, Josepe, Pepe, Pepito Spanish Josef Swedish Yusuf Turkish Ýusup Turkmen Yosyp Ukrainian Yusup Uyghur
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