What does Josephine mean?
Associated with: empress (queen).
Josephine▼ has 35 variants: Fifi, Fifine, Fina, Finetta, Finette, Guiseppina, Jo▼, Joette, Joey, Joline, Josana, Josanna, Josanne, Josee, Josefa, Josefena, Josefene, Josefina▼, Josefine, Josepha, Josephe, Josephene, Josephina, Josephyna, Josephyna, Josephyne, Josetta, Josette, Josey, Josiane, Josianna, Josianne, Josie▲, Josy and Jozsa.
Related girl name: Posy.Kreatif forms:
(female) Jasephine, Josephinea, ..
(male) Josephines, Josephite, ..
How popular is Josephine?
Josephine is a very popular first name for females (#121 out of 4276, Top 3%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name history of Josephine for girls. Josephine reached its highest position of #23 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is at #147 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Popular related forms of Josephine (#147 the previous year) are Jo, Joette, Joey (#1784 the previous year), Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josefine, Joseph, Josepha, Josette, Josey and Josie (#254). Adoption of these relations of Josephine was at its most widespread during 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.81%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.23%, down 72.2%). Josephine is more widely used than the rest, although Josie appears to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Josefina used to be popular.
Recommended names are Delphine▼, Jasmaine, Jasmine▼, Jeanine▼, Jenine, Jennine, Jensine, Jeraine, Jessamine, Jessimine, Jestine, Joaquine, Jocelin, Jocelina, Joceline, Jocelyne▼, Jocelynne, Joeanne, Joelin, Joeline, Joelliane, Joellin (see Joelle), Jolaine, Jolene, Jordaine, Jorene, Josalind, Josaline, Joscelin, Josceline, Joselina, Joseline, Joselle, Joselyn▼, Joselyne, Josilin, Josiline, Josina, Joslin, Josline, Joslyne, Joslynne, Jossalin, Josselynne, Jossline, Juelline, Justine▼, Modestine, Noeline, Orseline, Ralphine, Robertine, Roeline, Romeine, Rosaline, Roseanne, Roselaine, Roseline, Rosene, Rosine, Seraphine, Serophine, Stephaine, Stephane, Stephene, Stephine, Yosline and Zoeline. These names tend to be less frequently used than Josephine.