JOSEF
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: YO-zef (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
German, Scandinavian and Czech form of JOSEPH
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Jo, Sepp, Seppel (German)
FEMININE FORMS: Josepha (German), Josefa (Czech)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Yousef, Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf (Arabic), Hovsep (Armenian), Yusif (Azerbaijani), Joseba, Josepe (Basque), Joseph, Joses (Biblical), Ioseph, Ioses (Biblical Greek), Yosef (Biblical Hebrew), Ioseph (Biblical Latin), Yosif (Bulgarian), Josep (Catalan), 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), Seosamh (Irish), Giuseppe, Beppe, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino (Italian), Iosephus (Late Roman), Jāzeps (Latvian), Juozapas, Juozas (Lithuanian), Josif (Macedonian), Hohepa (Maori), Josèp (Occitan), Józef (Polish), José, , Zezé (Portuguese), Iosif (Romanian), Iosif, Osip (Russian), Seòsaidh (Scottish), Josif (Serbian), Jozef (Slovak), Josip, Jožef, Jože (Slovene), José, Pepe, Pepito (Spanish), Yusuf (Turkish), Yosyp (Ukrainian), Yusup (Uyghur), Yussel (Yiddish)
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Sweden  ranked #55