Meaning and name origin
Josey is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8824 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Josey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Josephine (#147) and Josie (#254). (2014 statistics).
Josey is also pronounced similarly to Jacey, Jessey and Jessy. Other suggested similar baby names are Jobey, Jodey, Joey, Joley, Jorey, Joss, Joyse, Posey and Rosey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josey.