Name for today-Josephine


Gender: F
Origin: Feminine variation of JOSEPH
Meaning: “Jehovah increases”

Popularity in 2008: #208

Increasing numbers of parents think that, though not conventionally pretty, Josephine does have class and character and a gently offbeat quality — which adds up to style. Also boasts more than its share of lively nicknames, including Jo, Josie, Fifi and Posey. It first came into fashion with Empress Josephine, Napoleon‘s first wife. (Nameberry)

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