Jose - boys name

Jose name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 80%

Jose name meaning:

The name Jose is a variant of the Hebrew name Yosef, meaning "God will increase" or "God will add." It is a popular name with Spanish and Portuguese origins, commonly used in Hispanic and Latin American cultures. The name Jose holds biblical significance, as it is the Spanish equivalent of Joseph, the son of Jacob and Rachel in the Old Testament. Joseph is known for his wisdom, integrity, and ability to interpret dreams, and his story has been widely revered in religious texts and literature.

Those named Jose often possess qualities attributed to Joseph, such as strength, perseverance, and a natural inclination towards leadership. They are often seen as reliable and trustworthy individuals who strive for success and are dedicated to their goals. Jose is a timeless and classic name that carries a sense of history and tradition, while also conveying a sense of strength and determination.

Origin: Spanish

Form of Joseph. God adds.

Related names

Joseph , Fifi , Fifine, Jody , Joe , Joey , Joosef, Joosep, Jose , Josef , Josefa, Josefina , Josep, Josepha, Josephe, Josephina, Josette , Josie , Josina, Joska, JosT, Jozsef, Jozsi, Manasses, Pepe, Pepillo, Pepita, Peppino, Pippino, Yosef , Yosefu, Yusuf

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Overall UK ranking: 963 out of 4789

31 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Jose

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