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What does Joszef mean?

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


15 alternative forms via Joseph: Iosef, Iosep, Iosif, Jodie, Joey, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josue, Jozef, Yousef and Yuszef.

Creative forms:
(male) Jeszef, Jorzef, ..

(female) Josje, Josjer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joszef Craig (J.C.), ..

How popular is Joszef?

Joszef is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Joszef is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Joszef (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Jodie, Joey (#758 a year ago), Jose (#80), Josef (#1703), Joseph (#21), Josue (#271) and Yousef (#786). Other forms, like Iosep, are uncommon. These forms of Joszef were at the peak of their popularity in the 1910s (adoption of 2.78%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.98%, 65% less). Joseph is the all-time favorite, although Yousef appears to be getting popular too, while versions such as Joey have become less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josue, Yousef in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Janzen, Jase, Jasen, Jasper, Jesper, Jesse, Jessey, Jobe, Joben, Jodey, Joe, Joed, Joel, Joiner, Jomei, Jones, Jonte, Jontez, Jorden, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jorge, Jorgen, Jorie, Jorje, Jorrel, Josh, Joshua, Josia, Josiah, Josias, Joslin, Josua, Jove, Joyner, Jozua, Juste, Justen, Yosef and Yusef. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joszef.

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