What does Josephus mean?
(female) Middle name pairings:
Josephus Frank (J.F.), ..
How popular is Josephus?
Josephus is a rare first name for males. Josephus is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Josephus was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #974 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Joseph (#21 via latest list) is the only other popular variation form of Josephus. Adoption of these forms of Josephus was more pronounced among parents during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 2.7%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.6%, down 77.7%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adelphus, Adolphus▼, Aonghus, Arsenius, Cleophus, Dollphus (see Dolph), Dolphus, Eusebius, Homerus, Jehu, Jephers, Jephry, Jesous, Jesus, Johnpaul, Jones, Jonpaul, Jose, Josef, Joseito, Joselito, Josh▼, Joshua▼, Joshuah, Josiah▲, Josias, Josip, Joss, Josua, Josue, Joushua, Justinus, Justus▲, Modestus, Ponthus, Rochus and Sophus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Josephus.See names in meaning and etymology.