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What does Giuseppe mean?

Giuseppe Pronunciation of Giuseppe [giuseppe] 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


1 relation via Joseph: Giuseppino.

1 feminine form: Giuseppina.

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Middle name pairings:
Giuseppe Alejandro (G.A.), ..

How popular is Giuseppe?

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)

Giuseppe entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #830 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is at #1474 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Giuseppe name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Giuseppe outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Joseph (#21 in 2015) is the only other prominent alternative form of Giuseppe (#1474 in 2015) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Giuseppe were popular as baby names 105 years ago (usage of 2.69%) and are now much less common (usage 0.6%, 77.5%), with the version Joseph becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Giuseppe, Joseph in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joseph outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Gideone, Gillespie, Gillette, Giustino, Giusto, Gussie and Gustave. These names tend to be less frequently used than Giuseppe.

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