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What does Josefine mean?

Josefine \j(o)-sefi-ne, jos(e)-fine\ as a girls' name. Josefine's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Josefine is "Jehovah increases". Josefine is a variation of Josephine (Hebrew).


Josefine has 3 variants: Josefene, Josephene and Josephyne.

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


Josefine is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3881 out of 4276, Top 91%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Josefine for girls. Josefine reached its highest rank of #15 in Sweden in 1998, and is at #91 currently. (2013 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josefine name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josefine outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Josefine and related names. Popular alternative forms of Josefine listed in the Top 1000 are Jo, Joey, Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josephine (#147 a year ago), Josette and Josie (#254). Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3983%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1777%, down 55.4%), with the versions Jo, Josefa and Josefina becoming less trendy. Josephine (#147) and Josie (#254) are two of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation, with both names undergoing a rebound in usage. (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

A recommended similar baby name is Joseline. This name tends to be less commonly used than Josefine.