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.

Related Names

VariantsJef, Joep, Joop, Joos, Jos, Judocus, Sjef, Zef
DiminutiveJoos
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, Jody, Joe, Joey, Jojo, Josey(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 Gaelic) 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)
Surname DescendantJoosten(Dutch)

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Entry updated January 22, 2019