Given Name JOSEF

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: YO-zef (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

German, Scandinavian and Czech form of JOSEPH.
DIMINUTIVES: Jo, Sepp, Seppel (German)
FEMININE FORMS: Josepha (German), Josefa (Czech)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: 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), Yosif (Bulgarian), Josep (Catalan), Ghjaseppu (Corsican), Josip, Joško, Joso, Jozo (Croatian), Josephus, Jozef, Jef, Joep, Joop, Joos, Joost, Jos, Sjef, Zef (Dutch), Joseph, Jo, Joe, Joey, Jojo (English), Jozefo, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Joosep (Estonian), Jooseppi, Juuso (Finnish), Joseph (French), Xosé (Galician), Ioseb, Soso (Georgian), Iosif (Greek), Yosef (Hebrew), Josephus (History), József, Jóska, Józsi (Hungarian), Jusuf (Indonesian), Seosamh (Irish), Giuseppe, Beppe, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino (Italian), Iosephus (Late Roman), Jāzeps (Latvian), Juozapas, Juozas (Lithuanian), Josif (Macedonian), Hohepa (Maori), Josèp (Occitan), Yousef, Yusef (Persian), Józef (Polish), José, , Zezé (Portuguese), Iosif (Romanian), Iosif, Osip (Russian), Seòsaidh (Scottish), Josif (Serbian), Jozef (Slovak), Josip, Jožef, Jože (Slovene), José, Josepe, Pepe, Pepito (Spanish), Yusuf (Turkish), Ýusup (Turkmen), Yosyp (Ukrainian), Yusup (Uyghur), Yussel (Yiddish)

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Entry updated January 25, 2013