Meaning and name origin
Josie is a very popular first name for females (#543 out of 4276, Top 13%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Josie for girls. Josie reached its highest rank of #131 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Josie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Josephine (#147), Josie (#254) and Josette. (2014 statistics).
Josie▲ is also pronounced similarly to Jesse▼, Jessie▼, Joci, Josee, Josey, Josy and Joycie. Other suggested similar baby names are Jacie, Jobie, Jocia, Jodie▼, Joice, Joie, Jolie▼, Jonie, Jorie, Joss, Joyce▼, Joyse and Rosie▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Josie.