Josie - Meaning of Josie

What does Josie mean?

[ 2 syll. jo-sie, jos-ie ] The baby boy name Josie is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is JHOW-Ziy- †. Josie is largely used in the English and Scottish languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins.

Josie is an English and Scottish diminutive form of the name Joseph (English, French, and German).

Josie is also a variant of the name Josiah (English).

See also the related category hebrew.

Josie is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Josie, Joseph was the most popular. Josie has mostly been a girl name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Josie include Jozi, J.C., Jacee, Jacey, Jaci, Jacie, Jackee, Jackey, Jacki, Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jacquay, Jacquez, Jacqui, Jacy, Jae-Hwa, Jaggy, Jago, and Jagu.

† Pronunciation for Josie: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"



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