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Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts Ιωσης(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. JO-seez(English)
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Meaning & History

From Ιωσης (Ioses), a Greek variant of JOSEPH used in the New Testament to distinguish Joseph the brother of James from the many other characters of that name.
Other Languages & CulturesYousef, Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf(Arabic) Youcef(Arabic (Maghrebi)) Hovsep(Armenian) Yusif(Azerbaijani) Joseba(Basque) Ioseph, Ioses(Biblical Greek) Yosef(Biblical Hebrew) Ioseph(Biblical Latin) Jusuf(Bosnian) Yosif(Bulgarian) Josep(Catalan) Ghjaseppu(Corsican) Josip, Joško, Joso, Jozo(Croatian) Josef(Czech) Josef(Danish) 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, José(French) Xosé(Galician) Ioseb, Soso(Georgian) Josef, Joseph, Jo, Joschka, Sepp, Seppel(German) Iosif(Greek) Yosef(Hebrew) Josephus(History) József, Jóska, Józsi(Hungarian) Jusuf(Indonesian) Seosamh(Irish) Giuseppe, Beppe, Giusi, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino(Italian) Iosephus(Late Roman) Jāzeps(Latvian) Juozapas, Juozas(Lithuanian) Josif(Macedonian) Hohepa(Maori) Josef(Norwegian) 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) Josef(Swedish) Yusuf(Turkish) Ýusup(Turkmen) Yosyp(Ukrainian) Yusup(Uyghur) Yossel(Yiddish)
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