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Jose - Meaning of Jose

What does Jose mean?

Meaning of the name JoseJosephYusufJoeYosefJoeyYousefSeòsaidhGiuseppeCheJoseantonioJosuJuanjoseJosealfredoJosecitoJosepJozsefJosefJoesphJosJosemanuelPippinoJodyJoseluisYusupJodie

[ 2 syll. jo-se, jos-e ] The baby boy name Jose is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is HHow-ZEY- †. Jose is largely used in the Portuguese and Spanish languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. Jose is a variant of the name Joseph (English, French, and German).

See also the related forms, Josealfredo, Joseantonio, Joseluis (English), Josemanuel, and Juanjose.

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

Jose is popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity jumped from the 1910s up to the 2000s. At the height of its usage in 2002, 0.623% of baby boys were given the name Jose. Its ranking then was #30. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity. In 2016, its usage was 0.253% and its ranking #77. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Jose, Joseph was the most popular. In 2016, the name was twice as popular as Jose. Jose has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Jose include José, Ha'iku, Hache-Hi, Hagai, Hagos, Haiko, Haiku, Hais, Haiz, Hajey, Haji, Hajie, Hajy, Haki, Hako, Haku, Haoa, Hasa, Hasso, and Hassoe.

† English pronunciation for Jose: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"


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