Josefine

First Name
540
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Josefine

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  • According to a user from Senegal, the name Josefine is of German origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Josefine means "Hard working, happy individual" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons Named Josefine

Josefine Preuß is an actress. She has been prominent since 2000. Josefine was born on January 13th, 1986 in Zehdenick.

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Josefine Öqvist is an athlete for the Bälinge IF, Linköpings FC, Tyresö FF, Kristianstads DFF, Montpellier HSC (Ladies), and Sweden women's national football team. Josefine was born on July 23rd, 1983 in Uppsala, Sweden. Josefine is also known as Jossan.

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Josefine Ridell is a musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Josefine was born Josefine Ridell on April 4th, 1997 in Oxie.

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She holds the title Miss Danmark 2012 and Miss Universe Denmark. Josefine was born Josefine Hewitt in Copenhagen.

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Josefine was born Josefine Balluck on September 9th, 1908 in Vienna. She died in 1984.

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Josefine was born in 1985.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 7 7 0
1921 5 5 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 9 9 0
1929 7 7 0
1930 10 10 0
1939 5 5 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 6 6 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 5 5 0
1958 11 11 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 6 6 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 5 5 0
1967 5 5 0
1981 5 5 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 9 9 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 14 14 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 11 11 0
2004 16 16 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 21 21 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 15 15 0
2010 13 13 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 16 16 0
2016 18 18 0
2017 17 17 0

Fun Facts about the name Josefine

  • How Popular is the name Josefine? Josefine is the 15,568th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Josefine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 540 babies born with the first name Josefine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Josefine to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Josefine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Josefine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Josefine is Monday, March 10th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Josefine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Josefine was in 2006 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Josefine Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Josefine is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Josefine: Your name in reverse order is Enifesoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eijnofes. 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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