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Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. ZHO-ZEH-FEEN
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Meaning & History

French feminine form of JOSEPH. A notable bearer of this name was the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814).

Related Names

DiminutivesFifi, Josette, Josiane
Other Languages & CulturesJosipa, Jozefina, Finka(Croatian) Josefína(Czech) Josefine(Danish) Josefien, Josephine, Fien, Fiene, Jozefien, Pien(Dutch) Josephine, Jo, Jody, Joetta, Joey, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Joline, Josepha, Josephina, Josie, Posie, Posy(English) Josefiina, Iina(Finnish) Josefine, Josepha, Josephine(German) Jozefa(Hungarian) Giuseppa, Giosetta, Giuseppina, Giusi(Italian) Josefine(Norwegian) Józefa, Józefina(Polish) Josefa, Josefina(Portuguese) Jozefína(Slovak) Jožefa(Slovene) Josefa, Josefina, Pepita(Spanish) Josefin, Josefina, Josefine, Joline(Swedish)
Same SpellingJosephine

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