What does Giuseppe mean?
Giuseppe \gi(u)-seppe, gius(ep)-pe\ as a boys' name is pronounced jeh-SEP-ee. It is of Italian and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Giuseppe is "the Lord increases". Variant of Joseph. Composer Guiseppe Verdi
Giuseppe▼ has 42 related variations via Joseph: Che, Giuseppino, Iosef, Iosep, Iosif, Iosip, Jessop, Jessup, Jo, Jodi, Jodie▼, Jody▼, Joey▼, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef▼, Joseito, Joselito, Josep, Josephe, Josephus, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josue, Joszef, Jozef, Osip, Pepe, Pepito, Peppi, Pino, Pipo, Sepp, Seppi, Yousef, Yusif, Yussuf, Yusuf, Yusup and Yuszef.
Giuseppe has 1 feminine form: Giuseppina.
Giuseppe is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1016 out of 1220, Top 83%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Giuseppe for boys. Giuseppe entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #454 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Giuseppe and associated names. Joseph (#20 in 2014), Jose (#76), Josue (#269), Yusuf (#589), Joey (#686), Yousef (#766), Josephus, Josef, Jodie and Jody are the prominent alternative forms of Giuseppe rated in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4017%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3267%, down 18.7%), with the versions Joey, Giuseppe, Jody, Jodie and Josef becoming somewhat dated. Yousef (#766), Yusuf (#589) and Josue (#269) are three of the more trendy baby names among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)