[ 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.
† 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)"