José - Meaning of José
[ 2 syll. jo-s&eacut-e; ] The baby boy name José is pronounced ZHuw-ZEH in Portuguese or HHow-SEH in Spanish †. José is of Hebrew origin. It is used mainly in Portuguese and Spanish. José is a variant transcription of Joseph (English, French, and German).
José is not popular as a baby boy name. It is listed outside of the top 1000. Within the family of boy names directly related to José, Joseph was the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for José: ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
Details of famous persons named José:
Actor Antonio Banderas, born José Antonio Dominguez Banderas 10 August 1960, Malaga, Spain.
Artist José Da Silveira.
Artist Diego Rivera, born José Diego Rivera Barrientos 8 December 1886 - 24 November 1957, Guanajuato, Mexico.