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What does Jozef mean?

Jozef Pronunciation of Jozef [jozef] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Jozef means "Jehovah increases". Jozef is a variant form of Joseph (Hebrew). Biblical: the son of Jacob who.


Jozef has 1 variant: Josif.

19 more related forms via Joseph: Iosef, Iosep, Iosif, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josip, Joss, Josue, Joszef, Yousef and Yuszef.

Creative forms:
(male) Jayzef, Jazef, ..

(female) Jomee, Joze, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jozef Korey (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jozef?

Jozef is a rare given name for men. Jozef is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Jozef (outside Top 2000) are Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey (#758 the previous year), Jose (#80), Josef (#1703), Joseph (#21), Josue (#271) and Yousef (#786). Other variants, like Joop, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Jozef was at its peak during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 2.78%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.98%, 65%), with forms such as Joseph becoming less trendy. Yousef is the most contemporarily stylish birth name here. (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, Yousef in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Jobe, Joben, Jodey, Joe, Joed, Joel, Jomei, Jones, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jove, Jozua and Yosef. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jozef.

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