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Meaning of the name Josephus

[ 3 syll. jo-sep-hus, jos-eph-us ] The baby boy name Josephus is pronounced as YOWSeh-FahS †. Josephus' language of origin is Hebrew and it is used largely in the Latinized language. Josephus is a variant transcription of Joseph (English, French, and German).

Josephus is uncommon as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000. In 2012, among the family of boy names directly related to Josephus, Joseph was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Josephus include Jacobus (Dutch), Jakubek (Polish), Jokubas (Czech and Lithuanian), Eusebios, Eusebius (German), Eusevios, Jazeps (Latvian), Yabis, Yabiss, and Yahveh.

† English pronunciation for Josephus: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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