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Meaning & History

Croatian and Slovene form of JOSEPH.
VariantJožef Slovene
DiminutivesJoško, Joso, Jozo Croatian Jože Slovene
Feminine FormsJosipa, Jožica Croatian Jožefa, Jozefa Slovene
Other Languages & CulturesYousef, 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 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 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, 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 José, Josepe, Pepe, Pepito Spanish Josef Swedish Yusuf Turkish Ýusup Turkmen Yosyp Ukrainian Yusup Uyghur Yussel Yiddish
Entry updated August 31, 2007   Contribute