József - Meaning of József
What does József mean?
[ 2 syll. j&oa-cute;zs-ef ] The baby boy name József is pronounced YOWZH-ehF †. József's language of origin is Hebrew and it is used largely in the Hungarian language.
József is a Hungarian form of the English, French, and German Joseph.
József is also a form of the Dutch, Slavic, and Polish Jozef.
See also the related categories, hebrew and hungarian.
József is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to József, Joseph was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like József include Jaagup (Estonian), Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian), Jakob (English, German, and Scandinavian), Jakov (Hungarian, Russian, and Slavic), Jakub (Czech, Polish, and Slavic), Jesop, Jocob, Jocobb, Josef (Czech, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese, Scandinavian, and Yiddish), Joseph (English, French, and German), Josyf (Polish), Jozef (Dutch, Slavic, and Polish), Juzef (Polish), Iakov (Greek and Russian), Ioseph (Gaelic, Irish, and Russian), Iosif (Greek, Russian, and Slavic), Yaaqov, Yackiv, Yacoub, and Yacov.
† English pronunciation for József: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"
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