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What does Josefa mean?

Josefa Pronunciation of Josefa as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Josefa means "Jehovah increases". Josefa is a variant form of Josephine (Hebrew). Josefa is also a variant of Yosepha (Hebrew).




OTHER FORMS VIA JOSEPHINE, YOSEPHA Joey, Josana, Josanna, Josee, Josefena, Josefene, Josefina, Josefine, Josephe, Josetta, Josette, Josey, Josie, Josy, Jozsa, Yosefa, Yuseffa



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How popular is Josefa?

Josefa is a very prominent first name for women (#899 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Josefa reached its top rank of #684 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josefa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josefa outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Josefa are Josephine (#91 IN 2018), Josie (#192), Joey (#1447), Josefina, Josefine, Josepha, Josette and Josey. These relations of Josefa were favored as birth names during 1910-1919 (MEDIAN #1328) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1525, 65%), with versions such as Josefina going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josefa, Joey, Josefina, Josepha, Josephine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josette, Josey, Josie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josefine, Josephine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Jaeda, Jaena, Jaffa, Jalea, Jalena, Jameka, Janela, Janeta, Janeva, Jelena, Jena, Jenovefa, Jesaca (see Jessica), Jesca, Jesenya, Jesica, Jesika, Jessa, Jessia, Jezeca, Jieva, Jimena, Jineva, Jisela, Joana, Joanna, Jobeth, Jocia, Joda, Jodean, Jodell, Jodey, Joela, Joetta, Johana, Johna, Joia, Joie, Jola, Jolean, Joleen, Jolena, Jolene, Joleta, Jolina, Jolisa, Jonee, Jonel, Jonell, Jonella, Jonessa, Jonet, Joneva, Jonevah, Jonina, Jonisa, Jonna, Jordena, Jorene, Jorey, Joselle, Joselyn, Josina, Joslin, Joss, Jovana, Jovena, Jovina, Jovita, Jowella, Joya, Joye, Joysel, Julena and Rosena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Josefa.

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