What does Josephina mean?
Josephina [josephi-na] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Josephina is "Jehovah increases". Josephina is an alternate spelling of Josephine (Hebrew) with the suffix -a.
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How 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)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Josephina (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Josephine (#131 the previous year), Josepha, Josefine and Josefina. Other variants, like Josephene, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Josephina reached its apex during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.75%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.16%, ▼78.1%), with forms such as Josephine falling out of fashion. Shown below is a study of the statistics of the girl name Josephina and related names. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Recommended names are Delphina, Doreina (see Dora), Giuseppina, Guiseppina, Jamesina, Jasenia, Jasmina, Jeanina, Jelina, Jenina, Jensina, Jesenia, Jessina, Jesstina, Jestina, Joaquina, Jobina, Jocelin, Jocelina, Jocelinda (see Jocelyn), Joceline, Joeanna, Joeline, Joellin (see Joelle), Johana, Johna, Johnna, Joleisa, Jolena, Jonetia, Jonina, Jorgelina, Jorgina, Josalind, Josaline, Josana, Josanna, Joscelin, Josceline, Josefa, Josefene, Joselina, Joseline, Joselyn▼, Joselyne, Josetta, Josianna, Josilin, Josiline, Josina, Joslin, Josline, Jossalin, Jossline, Jovena, Jovina, Justina▼, Kostatina, Lorenzina, Orselina (see Orsa), Ralphina, Robertina, Robettina, Rosalina, Roseanna, Roselina, Rosena, Roshana, Roweina, Seraphina, Stephana, Tashina, Urselina, Yosepha and Yoslina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Josephina.See names in meaning and etymology.