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pinWhat does Josefine mean?

Josefine /jose-fine/ as a girls' name. Josefine's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Josefine is "Jehovah increases". Josefine is an alternate spelling of Josephine (Hebrew) with the suffix -fine.


Josefine has 3 variants: Josefene, Josephene and Josephyne.

Josefine has 12 more related forms via Josephine: Joline, Josanne, Josee, Josefa, Josefena, Josefina, Josephe, Josephina, Josette, Josiane, Josianne and Josie.

Kreatif forms: Jasefine, Josefice. [more]

pinHow 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. 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 Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josephine (#147 a year ago), Josette and Josie (#254). Other forms, like Josefene, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Josefine reached its most widespread during 1900-1909 (average #593) and is somewhat lower today (#771, 43.8%), with the versions Josefa and Josefina becoming less trendy. Josephine and Josie 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 Josefa, Josefina, Josephine, Josette, Josie in U.S.

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

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