Given Name JOSÉPHINE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: ZHO-ZE-FEEN  [details]

Meaning & History

French feminine form of JOSEPH. A notable bearer of this name was the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814).

Categories

Belgian royal family, Luxembourgish grand-ducal family
DIMINUTIVES: Fifi, Josette, Josiane
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Josipa, Jozefina, Finka (Croatian), Josefa (Czech), Josefine (Danish), Josephine, Jozefien (Dutch), Josephine, Jo, Jody, Joetta, Joey, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Josepha, Josephina, Josie, Posie, Posy (English), Josefiina, Iina (Finnish), Josefine, Josepha, Josephine (German), Jozefa (Hungarian), Giuseppa, Giosetta, Giuseppina (Italian), Josefine (Norwegian), Józefa, Józefina (Polish), Josefa, Josefina (Portuguese), Jozefína (Slovak), Jožefa (Slovene), Josefa, Josefina, Pepita (Spanish), Josefina, Josefine (Swedish)
SAME SPELLING: Josephine
Entry updated July 2, 2017