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Gender Masculine
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. YOST
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Meaning & History

Dutch form of Iudocus (see JOYCE), sometimes used as a diminutive of JUSTUS or JOZEF.
VariantsJef, Joep, Joop, Joos, Jos, Judocus, Sjef, Zef
DiminutiveJoos
Other Languages & CulturesIodocus, Iudocus, Jodocus, Judoc, Judocus(Ancient Celtic) Yousef, 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) Jooseppi, Juuso(Finnish) Joseph, Juste, José, Josse(French) Xosé(Galician) Ioseb, Soso(Georgian) Josef, Joseph, Jost, Justus, 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, Iustus, Justus(Late Roman) Jāzeps(Latvian) Juozapas, Juozas(Lithuanian) Josif(Macedonian) Hohepa(Maori) 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) José, Josepe, Pepe, Pepito(Spanish) Josef(Swedish) Yusuf(Turkish) Ýusup(Turkmen) Yosyp(Ukrainian) Yusup(Uyghur)
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