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What does Josiane mean?

Josiane /jo-sia-ne/ 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 2 variants: Josanne and Josianne.

Josiane has 10 more alternative forms via Josephine: Joline, Josana, Josanna, Josee, Josefene, Josefine, Josephe, Josette, Josianna and Josie.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Josiaine, Josiani, ..

(male) Josiaan, Josiago, ..

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Josiane and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Josiane (not ranked) are Josephine (#147 from recent data), Josie (#254), Josette, Joline and Josefine. Other variants, like Josianna, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Josiane was widespread among parents in the 1910s (median #1263) and has become significantly lower since (#1280, 72% less usage). Josephine has been the most well-known version, though Josie has become trendy as well, while Josephine is now somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joline, Josephine, Josette, Josie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joline, Josefine, Josephine outside U.S.

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Recommended names are Corianne, Corine, Corinne, Dariane, Didiane, Doriane, Fabiane, Gloriane, Iliane, Jacine, Janine, Jasmaine, Jaxine, Jensine, Jessana, Jiana, Jilian, Jiliana, Jilliane, Joane, Joanne, Jodie, Joeann, Joeanne, Joeline, Joelliane, Jolaine, Jolan, Jolande, Jolanne, Jolean, Jolin, Jolina, Jonae, Joniece, Jonina, Jordaine, Jordane, Jordanne, Jorene, Jorie, Jorjana, Josaline, Joseline, Josiline, Josilyn, Josina, Josline, Joslyne, Joslynn, Jovana, Joyanne, Juliane, Juliann, Julianne, Juline, Justene, Justine, Loirane (see Loire), Lorianne, Lorine, Norinne, Oriane, Rasine, Rhiane, Romane, Rosanne, Rosine, Roxane, Roxiane, Tiane, Tsigane, Viviane, Yoslene and Zorine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Josiane.