José María - Meaning of José María

What does José María mean?

[ 5 syll. jo-sé marí-;a ] The baby boy name José María is pronounced HHow-SEHMaa-RIY-aa (Spanish) †. José María's origin and use are both in the Spanish language. The name is a combination of José and María. It was borne by Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer (1902-1975), the Spanish founder of the Opus Dei.

The origin and meaning of the name José María is inherited by all variant forms.

A form of the name is the Spanish spelling variant Josemaría.

See also the related forms, the Portuguese and Spanish José and the Galician and Spanish María.

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José María is uncommon as a baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like José María include the names the name Hamar and the name Hamir.

† Pronunciation for José María: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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