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What does Josif mean?

Josif Pronunciation of Josif [josif] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the name Josif means "Jehovah increases". Josif is an alternate form of Joseph (Hebrew). Biblical: the son of Jacob who.

Variations

Josif has 1 variant: Jozef.

23 more related forms via Joseph: Iosef, Iosep, Iosif, Iosip, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Joseito, Josep, Josip, Joss, Josue, Joszef, Osip, Yousef, Yusif and Yusuf.

Creative forms:
(male) Jarif, Jossif, ..

(female) Josifa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Josif Amen (J.A.), ..

How popular is Josif?

Josif is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Josif is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Joseph (#21 in recent rankings), Jose (#80), Josue (#271), Yusuf (#592), Joey (#758), Yousef (#786), Josef (#1703), Jody, Jo, Jodie and Jodi are the popular variation forms of Josif (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Yusif, are uncommon. These relations of Josif were popular as baby names during 1910-1919 (adoption of 2.78%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 1%, down 64%), with forms such as Joey going out of style. Yusuf and Yousef are two of the more chic names for newborns here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jose, Josef, Joseph, Josue, Yousef, Yusuf in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joey, Josef, Joseph outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Jasin, Jori, Jorie, Jorim, Joris, Josh, Josia, Josiah, Josias, Joslin, Josua, Jovi and Jovin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josif.

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