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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ho-ZAY(English)
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Meaning & History

Unaccented form of JOSÉ used mainly in America and the Philippines.
VariantsJosé, Josepe
DiminutivesPepe, Pepito
Feminine FormJosefa
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) Josephus, Jozef, Jef, Joep, Joop, Joos, Joost, Jos, Sjef, Zef(Dutch) Joseph, Jo, Joe, Joey, Jojo(English) Jozefo, Joĉjo(Esperanto) Joosep(Estonian) Jooseppi, Juuso(Finnish) Joseph, José(French) Xosé(Galician) Ioseb, Soso(Georgian) Josef, Joseph, Jo, Joschka, Sepp, Seppel(German) Iosif(Greek) Yosef(Hebrew) Josephus(History) József, Jóska, Józsi(Hungarian) Jusuf, Yusuf(Indonesian) Seosamh(Irish) Giuseppe, Beppe, Giusi, 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) Jozef(Slovak) Josip, Jožef, Jože(Slovene) Yuusuf(Somali) Josef(Swedish) Yusuf(Turkish) Ýusup(Turkmen) Yosyp(Ukrainian) Yousaf(Urdu) Yusup(Uyghur) Issouf, Issoufou(Western African)
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