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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.YO-zef Slovak
YO-zəf Dutch
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Meaning & History

Slovak and Dutch form of JOSEPH.
VariantJosephus Dutch
DiminutivesJef, Joep, Joop, Joos, Joost, Jos, Sjef, Zef Dutch
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 Josip, Joško, Joso, Jozo Croatian Josef Czech Josef Danish 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 Josip, Jožef, Jože Slovene José, Josepe, Pepe, Pepito Spanish Josef Swedish Yusuf Turkish Ýusup Turkmen Yosyp Ukrainian Yusup Uyghur Yussel Yiddish
Same SpellingJózef, Jožef
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute