Josefa name meaning

Gender: Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Scandinavian, Portuguese, Spanish, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: j(o)-se-fa
Meaning: He (God) Will Add and God Would Multiply
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What does Josefa mean?

The prevailing and venerable girl name Josefa is originated from Hebrew and is used in Danish, Swedish, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Finnish, Norwegian, Greenlandic and Spanish languages, Josefa means "He (God) Will Add or God Would Multiply".

Josefa is Czech and Scandinavian cognate of Josephine. Also Josefa is Nordic cognate of Josepha.

How do I pronounce Josefa?

The proper pronunciation of three syllabled Josefa is j(o)-se-fa.

Variants of Josefa

Joseffa, Josephine, Josepha, Joséphine, Finetta, Giuseppina, Josefia, Josi, Josèphe, Fina, Guiseppa, Josephina

Names that rhyme with Josefa

How popular is the name Josefa?

Josefa is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1881 and was able to reach the top 600 names. In 1890, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 548 on girl names chart when 84 babies were named Josefa.

There are over 3991 babies that have been given the name Josefa in United States. Also, in France, it has been in use since 1907 and was able to reach the top 400 names.

In 1965, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 313 on girl names chart when 74 babies were given the name Josefa. Over 1159 people have been named Josefa in France.

However things change on global perspective, Josefa is extremely popular in Brazil where every 1 in 500 have the name as well as in Spain. Also the baby name is popular in Mexico, Angola, Argentina, Cuba, Venezuela, Guatemala, Philippines, Colombia, Mozambique, Peru, Nicaragua, Germany, Dominican Republic, Austria, Ecuador, Honduras, Bolivia and Equatorial Guinea.

According to our findings, at least 1250000 people have been bestowed Josefa around the globe.

YearRankBirths
2018704216
2017106249
20161004010
2015144276
2014145076
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Facts

Josefa in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands0272991125
Finland00088
Sweden0252132
Norway021226
Denmark00240

Here's what numbers has to say about Josefa

You are a wise person. You are hard to read but once someone gets close to you, you allow the person to manipulate you on purpose in order to see how he or she will treat you thinking they have power over you. You want to be in control of your life and emotions. Having this letter as your capstone reveals your self-consumption and self-absorption. To have number 3 as your soul urge number reveals the creative side of your personality.

Go through the following names similar to Josefa

  •  Miguël is originated from Hebrew, Miguël means "Who is Like God"
  •  Eveline - Illustrous and Ever lasting girl name Eveline means "Alive or Hazelnut" which came from Hebrew and Old French is prevalently used in Norwegian and English
  •  Samson - Durable and Lofty Samson notably is used in Greenlandic and Faroese is a baby boy name, meaning of Samson is "Sun Child Little Sun, Little Sun or Strong As the Sun" came from Hebrew
  •  Yôna - Hebrew name Yôna means "Dove"
  •  Zelde - Substantially used in Hebrew and Yiddish eternal and darling, Zelde is used as a baby girl name has origin in Germanic and Yiddish. Zelde is equivalent of Griselda in Hebrew language. Also Zelde is Yiddish equivalent of Zelda
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Famous people named Josefa

  • Josefa Bayeu, sister of artist Francisco Bayeu and wife of artist Francisco Goya
  • Josefa Llanes Escoda, prominent civic leader
  • Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, insurgent and supporter of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Josefa Idem, West German-born Italian sprint canoer turned politician
  • Josefa Moe, entertainer and artist
  • Josefa de Óbidos, Spanish-born Portuguese painter
  • In 1919, Josefa Gettke portrayed the role of Maria Zink - Choristin in film Die Sühne der Martha Marx.

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