What does Josefine mean?
Josefine [jose-fine] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Josefine is "Jehovah increases". Josefine is an alternate spelling of Josephine (Hebrew) with the suffix -fine.
(female) Joseine, Josevan, ..
(male) Josefiden, Josevan, ..
How popular is Josefine?
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. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Josefine for girls. Josefine reached its highest rank of #15 in Sweden in 1998, but is not in the Top 100 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the ranking of the girl name Josefine and related names. Popular alternative forms of Josefine listed in the Top 2000 are Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josephine (#131 a year ago), Josette and Josie (#251). Other forms, like Josefene, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Josefine reached its most widespread 105 years ago (average #1136) and is now significantly lower (#1483, ▼70%), with versions like Josefina becoming less trendy. Josie is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation.
Recommended names are Jacobine, Jakobine, Jasmaine, Jasmine▼, Jenine, Jestine, Joaquine, Jocelin, Jocelina, Joceline, Jocelyne▼, Joeanne, Joelin, Joeline, Jolaine, Jolene, Jordaine, Jorene, Josalind, Josaline, Joscelin, Josceline, Joselina, Joseline, Joselle, Joselyn▼, Joselyne, Josephyna, Josilin, Josiline, Josina, Joslin, Josline, Joslyne, Joslynne, Jossline, Justine▼, Noeline, Orseline, Roeline, Romeine, Rosaline, Roseanne, Roselaine, Roselin, Roselina, Roselind, Roselinde, Roseline, Roselinn, Rosene, Rosine, Yosline and Zoeline. These names tend to be less commonly used than Josefine.See names in meaning and etymology.