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Josian

DIMINUTIVE OF:
josÉphine
FORM OF:
josine, josina
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

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Related names

VARIANTS
swedish
josefine, josepha, josephina, jozefina, josephine, josefin, josephin, Josefina
MASCULINE
swedish
joseph, josef, jozef
PET & SHORT FORM
swedish
josiane, jose, jovina, Josiana, Josine, Josianne, Josina, Fine

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
basque
joxepa, Yosebe
catalan
Josefina, Josepa
croatian
josipa, jozefina
czech
josefa, Josefina
danish
josefine, josepha, josephina, jozefina, josephine, josefin, josephin, Josefina
dutch
josepha, josephina, josefa, jozefien, josephine, Jozefa, Joeséphine, Josefina
english
josephina
faroese
Josefina
finnish
josefine, josephina, josefiina, josephine, josefin, juusefiina, juosukka, Josefina
french
josÉe, josÈphe, josÉphine
galician
Xosefa
german
josefine, josepha, josephina, josefa, josephine, josefin, Josefina
greek
Iosifína
icelandic
jósefína, Jósebína, Jósefín
irish
seosaimhín
italian
giuseppa, Gioseffa
latin
Iosepha
norwegian
josefine, jozefina, josephine, josefin, josofine, Josefina
polish
jÓzefina, Józefa
portuguese
josefa, Josefina
russian
yuzefa
slovene
josipa, jozefina, josefa, joŽefa, Jožefina, Josefina
spanish
josefa, Josefina

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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