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, Ina (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
  United States
2016
  Australia (NSW)
2016
  Canada (BC)
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ranked
2015
  England and Wales
2016
  France
2015
  Netherlands
2016