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What does Josip mean?

Josip Pronunciation of Josip [josip] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Josip means "Jehovah increases". Josip is an alternate spelling of Joseph (Hebrew). Biblical: the son of Jacob who.


Josip has 3 variants: Jessop, Jessup and Josep.

23 more different relations via Joseph: Iosef, Iosep, Iosif, Iosip, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Joseito, Josephe, Josif, Joss, Josue, Joszef, Jozef, Osip, Yusif and Yusup.

Creative forms:
(male) Jasip, Jusip, ..

(female) Jomi, Josa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Josip Elyjah (J.E.), ..

How popular is Josip?

Josip is an uncommon given name for men. Josip is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Josip (not ranked) are Joseph (#21 in recent rankings), Jose (#80), Josue (#271), Joey (#758), Josef (#1703), Jodi, Jodie, Jo and Jody. Adoption of these forms of Josip was widespread in the 1910s (median #1399) and is now much reduced (#1203, 65.4%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar 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 Josip.

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