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pinWhat does Josephina mean?

Josephina /jo-se-phi-na/ [4 sylls.] as a name for girls. Josephina's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Josephina is "Jehovah increases". Josephina is an alternate spelling of Josephine (Hebrew) with the suffix -a.


Josephina has 3 variants: Josefena, Josefina and Josephyna.

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

Kreatif forms: Jasephina, Josephija, Josephiza. [more]

pinHow popular is Josephina?

Josephina is a very prominent first name for women (#1604 out of 4276, Top 37%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent related forms of Josephina (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000 are Josephine (#147 the previous year), Josie (#254), Josefine, Josette, Josefina, Joey, Joline, Josefa and Jo. Variants like Joette are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3983%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1777%, 55.4%), with the forms Jo, Josefa and Josefina becoming less fashionable. Josie (#254) and Josephine (#147) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these, with Josephine and Josie enjoying a rebound in usage. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Josephina and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josette, Josie in U.S.

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