Meaning and name origin
Josephina \j(o)-sephi-na, jos(e)-phina\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Josephina is "Jehovah increases". Josephina is a variant of Josephine (Hebrew): feminine of Joseph with the diminutive suffix -ine.
Josephina is a very popular first name for females (#1604 out of 4276, Top 37%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Josephina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Josephine (#147) and Josefina. (2014 statistics).