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josep

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YÂSAPH > YEHÔSÊPH > IōSḗPH > YOSEF
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YÂSAPH (יָסַף) YEHÔSÊPH (יְהוֹסֵף) IōSḗPH (Ἰωσήφ)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew name “Yehôsêph”, meaning “Yehowah has added, he will enlarge, God will increase, may he add”, which in turn derives from “yâsaph”, meaning “to add, increase, do again, increase, do again”. The name has enjoyed significant popularity in its many forms in numerous countries, and is especially common in contemporary Israel, as either "Yossi" or "Yosef". In the Old Testament, Joseph is Jacob's eleventh son and Rachel's first. In the New Testament, Joseph is the husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus. In the New Testament, there is another Joseph as well, Joseph of Arimathea, a secret disciple of Jesus who supplied the tomb in which Jesus was buried. Yūsuf ibn Yaʿqūb ibn Isḥāq ibn Ibrāhīm (estimated to have lived in the 16th century BCE) is an Islamic prophet found in the Qurʾān, the holy scripture of Islam, and corresponds to Joseph (son of Jacob), a character from the Jewish religious scripture, the Tanakh, and the Christian Bible.
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Usage

  • catalancatalan

Related names

VARIANTS
catalan
josÉ
FEMININE
catalan
Josefina, Josepa
PET & SHORT FORM
catalan
pep

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
african - eastern
Youcef, Yousif
ancient greek
iōséph
arabic
yousef, youssef, yūsuf, yusef, Yusuf, Yousof, Yossef, Yousaf, Youcef, Yousif, Youssif, Youssouf, Yousuf, Yuseff, Yusof, Yussef
armenian
Hovsepʿ, Yovsepʿ
basque
joseba, josepe, Yoseba
belarusian
iosif, yazep
bulgarian
yosif
croatian
josip
czech
josef
danish
joseph, josef, jozef
dutch
joseph, josef, jozef, josephus
english
joseph
esperanto
jozefo
estonian
joosep
faroese
jósef
filipino
josÉ
finnish
joseph, josef, jooseppi, joosef, jozef, jósepr, juoso, juosu, juuse, juusee, juuska, juusoo, juuso
french
joseph, josÉ
galician
XOSÉ
georgian
ioseb
german
joseph, josef
greek
Iósipos, Iosíf
greenlandic
josef
hawaiian
iokepa
hebrew
yosef
hungarian - magyar
jÓzsef
icelandic
jósef
irish
joseph, Iósaf, Seosamh
italian
giuseppe
latin
ioseph, ioséphus, josephus, Ioseppus
latvian
jāzeps
lithuanian
juozapas
macedonian
josif
norwegian
joseph, josef, jozef
old danish
joseph, josef
old swedish
joseph
polish
jÓzef
portuguese
josÉ
romanian
iosif
russian
iosif, osip
scottish
joseph, Eòsaph, Seòsaph
serbian
josif
slovene
josip, joŽef
spanish
josÉ
swedish
joseph, josef, jozef
turkish
yūsuf
ukrainian
yosyp
welsh
joseph

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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Notable people and personalities​

Josep Guardiola (born 1971) Spanish Football Manager