Gender Masculine
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. YOS
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Meaning & History

Dutch short form of JODOCUS, JUSTUS or JOZEF.

Related Names

VariantsJef, Joep, Joop, Joost, Jos, Sjef, Zef
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) Judoc, Jodoc(Breton) Yosif(Bulgarian) Josep(Catalan) Ghjaseppu(Corsican) Josip, Joško, Joso, Jozo(Croatian) Josef(Czech) Josef(Danish) Joseph, Joyce, Jo, Joe, Joey, Jojo(English) Jozefo, Joĉjo(Esperanto) Joosep(Estonian) Jósef(Faroese) Jose(Filipino) Jooseppi, Justus, Juuso(Finnish) Joseph, Juste, José, Josse(French) Xosé(Galician) Ioseb, Soso(Georgian) Josef, Jost, Justus, Jo, Joschka, Joseph, Jupp, Sepp, Seppel(German) Iosif(Greek) Yosef(Hebrew) Josephus(History) József, Jóska, Józsi(Hungarian) Jósef(Icelandic) Jusuf, Yusuf(Indonesian) Seosamh(Irish) Giuseppe, Giusto, Beppe, Giusi, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino(Italian) Iosephus, Iustus, Justus(Late Roman) Jāzeps(Latvian) Juozapas, Justas, Juozas(Lithuanian) Josif(Macedonian) Hohepa(Maori) Iodocus, Iudocus, Jodocus, Judoc, Judocus(Medieval Breton) Josse(Medieval French) Josef(Norwegian) Josèp(Occitan) Yousef, Yusef(Persian) Józef(Polish) José, , Zezé(Portuguese) Iosif(Romanian) Iosif, Osip(Russian) Seòsaidh(Scottish) Josif(Serbian) Jozef(Slovak) Josip, Jošt, Jožef, Jože(Slovene) Yuusuf(Somali) Jose, José, Justo, Josepe, Pepe, Pepito(Spanish) Josef(Swedish) Yusuf(Turkish) Ýusup(Turkmen) Yosyp(Ukrainian) Yousaf(Urdu) Yusup(Uyghur) Issouf, Issoufou(Western African)

Entry updated April 16, 2019