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What does Josee mean?

Josee \j(o)-see\ as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Josee is "Jehovah increases". Josee is a derivative of Josephine (Hebrew).


Josee has 3 variants: Josey, Josie and Josy.

Josee has 30 more alternative forms via Josephine: Fifi, Fifine, Fina, Finetta, Finette, Guiseppina, Jo, Joette, Joey, Joline, Josana, Josanna, Josanne, Josefa, Josefena, Josefene, Josefina, Josefine, Josepha, Josephe, Josephene, Josephina, Josephyna, Josephyne, Josetta, Josette, Josiane, Josianna, Josianne and Jozsa.


Josee is an unusual first name for women. Josee is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jo, Joey, Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josefine, Josephine (#147 a year ago), Josette and Josie (#254) are the prominent varying forms of Josee (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3983%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.1777%, down 55.4%), with the forms Jo, Josefa and Josefina becoming less stylish. Josephine (#147) and Josie (#254) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for both names. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Josee and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jo, Joey, Josefa, Josefina, Josephine, Josette, Josie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joline, Josefine, Josephine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Josee is alike in pronunciation to Jacee and Jesse. Other suggested similar baby names are Jodee, Joice, Jolee, Jonee, Joss, Joyce, Joyse and Rosee. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josee.