What does Josie mean?
How popular is Josie?
Josie is a very prominent first name for females (#543 out of 4276, Top 13%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#68973 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Josie for girls. Josie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #131 in the U.S. then, and is at #254 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent variation forms of Josie (#254 from recent data) listed in the Top 1000 are Josephine (#147 from recent data), Josefine, Josette, Josefa, Joey, Joline and Jo. Adoption of these forms of Josie was at its apex about 8 decades ago (usage of 0.365%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.2%, 45% less), with the versions Jo and Josefa becoming less fashionable. Josephine is more familiar than the rest, although Josie seems to be becoming a favorite too.
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Josie▲ is alike in pronunciation to Jacee, Jaycie, Jessa, Jesse▼, Jessey, Jessi, Jessia, Jessie▼, Jessy, Jessye, Joci and Joycie. Other suggested similar baby names are Bobie, Bonie, Casie, Codie, Corie, Dasie, Docie, Dodie, Dorie, Dorsie, Doxie, Elsie▲, Honie, Ionie, Issie, Jacie, Jamie▲, Jenie, Jobie, Jocia, Jodee, Jodie▼, Joi, Joia, Joice, Joie, Jolie▼, Joliet, Jolin, Jolise, Jonae, Jone, Jonee, Joni▼, Jonie, Joolie, Jordie, Jori, Jorie, Joslin, Josline, Joss, Joyce▼, Joye, Joyse, Judie, Julie▼, Justie, Kasie, Kodie, Korie, Lonie▼, Lotie, Nonie▼, Rodie, Rosie▼, Roxie▼, Sokie, Susie▼, Tonie, Torie, Toshie and Yolie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Josie.