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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JO-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of JOSEPH. It is occasionally used as a feminine diminutive of JOSEPHINE or JOHANNA.
Feminine FormJosepha
Masculine FormsEvan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Joseph, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn, Tajuana(African American) Yousef, Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf(Arabic) Youcef(Arabic (Maghrebi)) Hovsep(Armenian) Yusif(Azerbaijani) Jone, Joseba(Basque) Joanna, Joseph, Joses(Biblical) Ioanna, Ioseph, Ioses(Biblical Greek) Yosef(Biblical Hebrew) Iohanna, Ioseph(Biblical Latin) Jusuf(Bosnian) Yanna, Yannic, Yannick, Yannig(Breton) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana, Yosif(Bulgarian) Joana, Josep(Catalan) Ghjaseppu, Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana, Josip, Josipa, Jozefina, Finka, Joško, Joso, Jozo, Žana(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Josef, Josefa, Josefína(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Josef, Josefine, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Josefien, Josephine, Josephus, Jozef, Fien, Fiene, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Jef, Jennigje, Joep, Johanneke, Joop, Joos, Joost, Jos, Jozefien, Sjef, Zef(Dutch) Jozefo, Joĉjo(Esperanto) Johanna, Joosep(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Jooseppi, Josefiina, Hanna, Hannele, Iina, Janna, Jonna, Juuso(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Josée, Joseph, Josèphe, Joséphine, Fifi, Joanne, José, Josette, Josiane, Yannic, Yannick(French) Xoana, Xosé(Galician) Ioseb, Soso(Georgian) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Josef, Josefine, Joseph, Josepha, Josephine, Hanna, Hanne, Jo, Joschka, Sepp, Seppel(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Iosif, Yanna, Nana(Greek) Yosef(Hebrew) Josephus(History) Johanna, Jozefa, József, Hanna, Jóska, Józsi(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Jusuf(Indonesian) Chevonne, Seosamh, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna, Giuseppa, Giuseppe, Beppe, Gia, Gianna, Giannina, Giosetta, Giovannetta, Nina, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino, Vanna(Italian) Iosephus, Johanna(Late Roman) Jāzeps, Žanna(Latvian) Janina, Juozapas, Juozas(Lithuanian) Ivana, Josif, Jovana(Macedonian) Hohepa(Maori) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne, Josef, Josefine, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike(Norwegian) Josèp(Occitan) Yousef, Yusef(Persian) Janina, Joanna, Józef, Józefa, Józefina, Asia, Joasia(Polish) Joana, José, Josefa, Josefina, Joaninha, , Zezé(Portuguese) Ioana, Iosif(Romanian) Iosif, Yana, Zhanna, Osip(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Seonag, Seòsaidh, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid(Scottish) Ivana, Josif, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Jozef, Jozefína(Slovak) Ivana, Jana, Josip, Jožef, Jožefa, Jože, Žana(Slovene) José, Josefa, Josefina, Juana, Josepe, Juanita, Pepe, Pepito(Spanish) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Josef, Josefina, Josefine, Hanna, Jonna(Swedish) Yusuf(Turkish) Ýusup(Turkmen) Ivanna, Yana, Yosyp(Ukrainian) Yusup(Uyghur) Shan, Siân, Siwan(Welsh)

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