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

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Origin and Meaning of Josephat

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Kenya says the name Josephat is of Unknown origin and means "Example: "Gift of God" increase in addition".
Other origins: English

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

P is for please, the way you always do.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

Notable Persons Named Josephat

Josephat Karanja was a Vice-President of Kenya. Josephat was given the name Josephat Njuguna Karanja on February 5th, 1931. He passed away on February 28th, 1994.


Josephat Ababu is a cricketer.


Josephat was born on February 12th, 1985 in Kenya. Josephat is also known as Josephat Muchiri Ndambiri.


Josephat T. Benoit was a Mayor of Manchester and New Hampshire. Josephat was born on March 3rd, 1900 in Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec. He passed away on May 14th, 1976.


Common last names for Josephat

  • Poulin

Fun Facts about the name Josephat

  • When was the first name Josephat first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Josephat is Saturday, December 25th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Josephat? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Josephat. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Josephat: Your name in reverse order is Tahpesoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pohatsej. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Josephat born Jan 18, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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