Meaning and Name Origin
Josiane has 31 more alternative forms via Josephine: Fifi, Fifine, Fina, Finetta, Finette, Guiseppina, Jo▼, Joette, Joey, Joline, Josana, Josanna, Josee, Josefa▼, Josefena, Josefene, Josefina▼, Josefine, Josepha, Josephe, Josephene, Josephina, Josephyna, Josephyne, Josetta, Josette, Josey, Josianna, Josie▲, Josy and Jozsa.
Josiane is an unusual given name for women. Josiane is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Josiane and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Josiane (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Josephine (#147 last year), Josie (#254), Josefine, Josette, Josefina, Joey, Joline, Josefa and Jo. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1930-1939 and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Josefina, Josefa and Jo becoming less trendy. Josie (#254) and Josephine (#147) are two of the more trendy girl names here, with Josephine and Josie having a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Josina. Like Josiane, this name is not frequently used.