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What does Josee mean?

Josee Pronunciation of Josee [josee] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Josee is "Jehovah increases". Josee is a version of Josephine (Hebrew).

Variations

Josee has 3 variants: Josey, Josie and Josy.

Josee has 16 more alternative forms via Josephine: Jo, Joette, Joey, Joline, Josana, Josanne, Josefa, Josefena, Josefene, Josefine, Josepha, Josephe, Josetta, Josette, Josiane and Jozsa.

Creative forms:
(female) Jasee, Jocey, ..

(male) Joius, Joseero, ..

Middle name pairings:
Josee Abby (J.A.), ..

How popular is Josee?

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jo, Joette, Joey, Joline, Josefa, Josefine, Josepha, Josephine (#131 via latest list), Josette, Josey and Josie (#251) are the prominent varying forms of Josee (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Josee reached the top of their popularity a century ago (usage of 0.8%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.2%, 69.9%). Josephine is the firm favorite, although Josie seems to be gaining popularity too, while forms like Jo have lost favor. Below is a charted study of the ranking of Josee and affiliated names. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo, Joette, Joey, Joline, Josefa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josepha, Josephine, Josette, Josey, 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, Jacey, Jaicee, Jaycee, Jessa, Jesse, Jessey, Jessi, Jessie, Jessy, Jessye, Joci and Joycie. Other suggested similar names are Casee, Codee, Coree, Dodee, Doree, Elsee, Jadee, Jamee, Janee, Jenee, Jeree, Jinee, Joane, Jobey, Jobie, Jodee, Jodey, Jodie, Joice, Joie, Jolee, Joleen, Jolene, Joley, Jolie, Jonae, Jone, Jonee, Jonel, Jonet, Jonie, Jorene, Jorey, Jorie, Joselle, Joss, Joyce, Joye, Joyse, Joysel, Judee, Julee, Kasee, Kodee, Koree, Lonee, Loree, Robee, Ronee, Rosee, Susee, Tobee, Tonee and Zoee. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josee.

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