Given Name JOSEPHINE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: JO-sə-feen (English), yo-ze-FEE-nə (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

English, German and Dutch form of JOSÉPHINE.
VARIANTS: Josephina (English), Josefine (German), Jozefien (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVES: Jo, Joetta, Joey, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Josie, Posie, Posy (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Joseph (English), Josef, Joseph (German), Josephus, Jozef (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Josipa, Jozefina, Finka (Croatian), Josefa (Czech), Josefine (Danish), Josefiina, Iina (Finnish), Josée, Josèphe, Joséphine, Fifi, Josette, Josiane (French), Jozefa (Hungarian), Giuseppa, Giosetta (Italian), Josefine (Norwegian), Józefa, Józefina (Polish), Josefa, Josefina (Portuguese), Jozefína (Slovak), Jožefa (Slovene), Josefa, Josefina (Spanish), Josefina, Josefine (Swedish)

Categories

A Series of Unfortunate Events characters, Anne of Green Gables characters, Beetleborgs characters, black history, Danish royal family, Dragon Age characters, fictional characters, literature, mascots, never out of the US top 1000, princesses, theatre
Entry updated December 3, 2014