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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 has 3 variant forms: Josefena, Josefina, Josephyna.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josephine, Josefina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Josephene and Josephyne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Josephina.