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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Josefina

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

O is for objective, always impartial

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

F is for forgiving, of others and your own mistakes

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons Named Josefina

Josefina Vázquez Mota is a President of the Political Coordination Board of the Chamber of Deputies, Coordinator of the Parliamentary Group of the National Action Party, President of the Political Coordination Board of theChamber of Deputies, Coordinator of the Parliamentary Group . Josefina was born on January 20th, 1961 in Mexico City.

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She was most prominent from 1959 to 1964. Pina was given the name Josefina Yolanda Pellicer López de Llergo on April 3rd, 1934 in Mexico City. Pina is also known as López de Llergo and Josefina Yolanda Pellicer. She died on December 4th, 1964.

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Josefina was born in London.

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Josefina Scaglione is an actress and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Josefina was born Josefina Scaglione on September 5th, 1987 in Trelew. Josefina is also known as Jose.

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Josefina López is a writer. Josefina was born in 1969 in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

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Josefina Pla was a poet, painting, and journalist. Josefina was born Josefina Pla on November 9th, 1903 in Lobos Island. She left this life on January 11th, 1999.

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How popular is the baby name Josefina in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1887 6 6 0
1889 8 8 0
1890 9 9 0
1892 5 5 0
1893 5 5 0
1894 8 8 0
1895 11 11 0
1896 8 8 0
1898 5 5 0
1899 15 15 0
1900 21 21 0
1901 12 12 0
1902 19 19 0
1903 11 11 0
1904 18 18 0
1905 16 16 0
1906 16 16 0
1907 20 20 0
1908 24 24 0
1909 17 17 0
1910 32 32 0
1911 36 36 0
1912 54 54 0
1913 52 52 0
1914 51 51 0
1915 46 46 0
1916 82 82 0
1917 70 70 0
1918 87 87 0
1919 102 102 0
1920 130 130 0
1921 125 125 0
1922 143 143 0
1923 167 167 0
1924 153 153 0
1925 164 158 6
1926 198 198 0
1927 179 179 0
1928 209 204 5
1929 202 202 0
1930 210 205 5
1931 151 151 0
1932 132 132 0
1933 127 127 0
1934 114 114 0
1935 125 125 0
1936 96 96 0
1937 102 102 0
1938 96 96 0
1939 94 94 0
1940 96 96 0
1941 95 89 6
1942 82 82 0
1943 114 114 0
1944 105 105 0
1945 134 134 0
1946 131 131 0
1947 133 133 0
1948 156 156 0
1949 147 147 0
1950 185 185 0
1951 153 153 0
1952 160 160 0
1953 142 142 0
1954 153 153 0
1955 128 128 0
1956 124 124 0
1957 125 125 0
1958 109 109 0
1959 122 122 0
1960 119 119 0
1961 110 110 0
1962 136 136 0
1963 140 140 0
1964 130 130 0
1965 125 125 0
1966 117 117 0
1967 145 145 0
1968 129 129 0
1969 117 117 0
1970 134 134 0
1971 138 138 0
1972 130 130 0
1973 142 142 0
1974 133 133 0
1975 156 156 0
1976 128 128 0
1977 143 143 0
1978 123 123 0
1979 148 148 0
1980 175 175 0
1981 167 167 0
1982 153 153 0
1983 140 140 0
1984 132 132 0
1985 122 122 0
1986 118 118 0
1987 119 119 0
1988 138 131 7
1989 110 110 0
1990 125 125 0
1991 142 136 6
1992 124 124 0
1993 125 125 0
1994 121 121 0
1995 129 129 0
1996 126 126 0
1997 114 114 0
1998 122 122 0
1999 117 117 0
2000 104 104 0
2001 91 91 0
2002 99 99 0
2003 113 113 0
2004 97 97 0
2005 115 115 0
2006 105 105 0
2007 104 104 0
2008 85 85 0
2009 85 85 0
2010 92 92 0
2011 74 74 0
2012 82 82 0
2013 60 60 0
2014 74 74 0
2015 94 94 0
2016 84 84 0
2017 81 81 0

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Popularity of Josefina as a first name

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Common last names for Josefina

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Gonzalez
  • Martinez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Rivera
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Flores
  • Ramirez
  • Diaz
  • Sanchez
  • Cruz
  • Ortiz
  • Reyes
  • Gutierrez
  • Gomez
  • Alvarez
  • Morales

Fun Facts about the name Josefina

  • How Popular is the name Josefina? Josefina is the 2,137th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Josefina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,278 babies born with the first name Josefina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Josefina to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Josefina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Josefina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Josefina is Tuesday, March 25th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Josefina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Josefina was in 1930 with a total of 205 babies.
  • Random Josefina Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Josefina ranks 61st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 6 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Josefina: Your name in reverse order is Anifesoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oieansfj. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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