JOSÉPHINE
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: zho-zay-FEEN   [key]
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).
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Fifi, Josette, Josiane
OTHER LANGUAGES: Josipa, Jozefina, Finka, Ina (Croatian), Josefa (Czech), Josephine, Jozefien (Dutch), Josephine, Jo, Jody, Joetta, Joey, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Josepha, Josephina, Josie, Posie, Posy (English), Josefiina (Finnish), Josefine, Josepha, Josephine (German), Jozefa (Hungarian), Giuseppa, Giosetta, Giuseppina (Italian), Józefa, Józefina (Polish), Josefa, Josefina (Portuguese), Jozefína (Slovak), Jožefa (Slovene), Josefa, Josefina, Pepita (Spanish), Josefina (Swedish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #160 
England and Wales  ranked #257 
Canada (BC)  - 
Australia (NSW)  - 
France  ranked #195 
Netherlands  ranked #116