Josie - girls name

Josie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Josie name meaning:

The name Josie is a diminutive form of the name Josephine, which is of Hebrew origin. It is derived from the name Yosef, meaning "God will add" or "God increases." Josie carries a similar meaning, symbolizing God's blessings and abundance. It embodies a sense of prosperity and growth.

People with the name Josie are often described as compassionate, kind-hearted, and nurturing. They have a strong sense of responsibility and are often seen as dependable and trustworthy individuals. Josie's tend to be natural caregivers, always looking out for the well-being of others, making them great friends and partners.

In addition, the name Josie has a subtle touch of elegance and femininity. It is a name that has a timeless quality, with a combination of strength and gentleness. Overall, Josie represents a person who embodies both spiritual and earthly abundance, and who brings love, care, and growth to those around her.

Origin: English

Diminutive form of Josephine.

Related names

Josephine , Fifi , Fifine, Josefina , Josie , Josina

Other girls names beginning with J


Overall UK ranking: 293 out of 5581

161 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (316)

Historical popularity of Josie

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