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José - Meaning of José

What does José mean?

Meaning of the name JoséJoséJosephJoseYusufJoeYosefJoeyYousefPepePepitoGiuseppeJosé ÁngelJosé MaríaJosé SamuelJosé AntonioJosé MiguelJosé ManuelJuan JoséJoesphJosé IgnacioJuanjoFrancisco JoséJosé CarlosJodieJosé Luis

[ 2 syll. jo-s ] 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).

The familiar forms Pepe (Spanish) and Pepito (Spanish) are variants of the name.

See also the related forms, Francisco José, José Antonio, José Ángel, José Carlos, José Ignacio, José Luis, José Manuel, José María, José Miguel, José Samuel, Juan José, Juanjo, and María José.

See also the related categories, portuguese, hebrew, and spanish.

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 2016.

Baby names that sound like José include João, Jose, Josias, Juie, Zahi, Ha'iku, Hache-Hi, Hagai, Hagos, Haiko, Haiku, Hais, Haiz, Hajey, Haji, Hajie, Hajy, Haki, Hako, and Haku.

† 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.


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