What does Josiane mean?
Josiane /jo-sia-ne/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Josiane's root is Hebrew, and Josiane means "Jehovah increases". Josiane is an alternate form of Josephine (Hebrew) with the suffix -ane.
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.Kreatif forms: Josiaje, Josiani, Juasiane. [more]
How popular is Josiane?
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 (not ranked) are Josephine (#147 last year), Josie (#254), Josefine, Josette, Josefina, Joey, Joline, Josefa and Jo. Variants like Josephe are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3983%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1777%, 55.4% less), with the versions Jo, Josefa and Josefina becoming less trendy. Josie (#254) and Josephine (#147) are two of the more trendy girl names here, and there is a resurgence in birth name usage for Josephine and Josie. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Josina. Like Josiane, this name is not frequently used.