Josie

First Name
57k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
313
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Josie mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Josie

"Josie" is a name of American origin, and it means "God Will Add". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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    Notable Persons Named Josie

    Josie Maran is a model (people), actor, and entrepreneurship. Josie was given the name Johanna Selhorst Maran on May 8th, 1978 in Menlo Park, California, United States.

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    Josie Loren is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Josie was given the name Josie Loren Lopez on March 19th, 1987 in Miami, Florida, U.S. Josie is also known as Lopez and Josie.

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    Josie Bissett is an actress. She was most active from 1989 to present. Josie was given the name Jolyn Christine Heutmaker on October 5th, 1970 in Seattle.

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    Josie Lawrence is an actress/comedienne, actor, and comedian. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to present. Josie was given the name Wendy Lawrence on June 6th, 1959 in Old Hill.

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    Josie Davis is an actress. She has been prominent since 1987. Josie was given the name Josie Rebecca Davis on January 16th, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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    Josie Ho is an actor. She was most active from 1994 to present.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Josie

    Edith Josie was a writer. Edith was born on December 8th, 1921 in Eagle, Alaska. She died on January 31st, 2010.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1880 141 141 0
    1881 149 149 0
    1882 169 169 0
    1883 148 148 0
    1884 198 198 0
    1885 211 211 0
    1886 212 212 0
    1887 192 192 0
    1888 257 257 0
    1889 207 207 0
    1890 242 242 0
    1891 218 218 0
    1892 263 263 0
    1893 233 233 0
    1894 241 241 0
    1895 234 234 0
    1896 232 227 5
    1897 209 209 0
    1898 219 219 0
    1899 243 243 0
    1900 267 267 0
    1901 205 205 0
    1902 221 221 0
    1903 210 210 0
    1904 206 206 0
    1905 217 217 0
    1906 193 193 0
    1907 191 191 0
    1908 207 207 0
    1909 202 202 0
    1910 251 251 0
    1911 193 193 0
    1912 269 269 0
    1913 262 257 5
    1914 344 344 0
    1915 379 379 0
    1916 370 363 7
    1917 403 403 0
    1918 430 430 0
    1919 488 481 7
    1920 444 437 7
    1921 429 418 11
    1922 456 448 8
    1923 413 413 0
    1924 434 426 8
    1925 421 409 12
    1926 412 406 6
    1927 416 409 7
    1928 364 364 0
    1929 369 364 5
    1930 370 355 15
    1931 338 338 0
    1932 300 291 9
    1933 334 334 0
    1934 379 379 0
    1935 375 375 0
    1936 335 330 5
    1937 359 353 6
    1938 379 373 6
    1939 341 334 7
    1940 343 337 6
    1941 344 344 0
    1942 371 363 8
    1943 331 331 0
    1944 357 352 5
    1945 335 335 0
    1946 337 332 5
    1947 366 360 6
    1948 351 351 0
    1949 269 269 0
    1950 247 247 0
    1951 233 233 0
    1952 196 196 0
    1953 203 203 0
    1954 227 227 0
    1955 234 223 11
    1956 280 280 0
    1957 275 275 0
    1958 273 268 5
    1959 276 276 0
    1960 309 304 5
    1961 254 254 0
    1962 232 232 0
    1963 228 223 5
    1964 205 205 0
    1965 180 180 0
    1966 163 163 0
    1967 140 140 0
    1968 185 185 0
    1969 176 176 0
    1970 178 170 8
    1971 231 226 5
    1972 219 214 5
    1973 197 192 5
    1974 210 210 0
    1975 196 196 0
    1976 221 215 6
    1977 242 232 10
    1978 220 215 5
    1979 251 251 0
    1980 280 269 11
    1981 267 261 6
    1982 281 274 7
    1983 310 298 12
    1984 260 249 11
    1985 220 220 0
    1986 218 204 14
    1987 219 202 17
    1988 254 248 6
    1989 332 321 11
    1990 371 363 8
    1991 356 349 7
    1992 376 365 11
    1993 411 401 10
    1994 584 573 11
    1995 731 726 5
    1996 827 820 7
    1997 757 752 5
    1998 807 800 7
    1999 889 889 0
    2000 976 969 7
    2001 1,110 1,101 9
    2002 1,109 1,109 0
    2003 1,025 1,017 8
    2004 991 975 16
    2005 1,017 1,017 0
    2006 1,129 1,124 5
    2007 1,136 1,129 7
    2008 1,133 1,133 0
    2009 1,056 1,056 0
    2010 1,250 1,250 0
    2011 1,243 1,243 0
    2012 1,286 1,276 10
    2013 1,218 1,218 0
    2014 1,283 1,283 0
    2015 1,295 1,289 6
    2016 1,363 1,358 5
    2017 1,524 1,524 0

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    Popularity of Josie as a first name

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    Popularity of Josie as a last name

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    Common last names for Josie

    • Smith
    • Johnson
    • Williams
    • Jones
    • Brown
    • Davis
    • Taylor
    • White
    • Moore
    • Jackson
    • Thompson
    • Thomas
    • Martin
    • Harris
    • Anderson
    • Lewis
    • Wright
    • Hall

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Josie U.S.
      White 59.42% 64.26%
      African American 27.48% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 4.15% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.47% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Josie

    People with the last name Josie are most frequently White or African American

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    Fun Facts about the name Josie

    • What name lists does Josie rank for?
    • How Popular is the name Josie? Josie is the 920th most popular name of all time. As a last name Josie was the 63,698th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Josie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 57,373 babies born with the first name Josie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Josie to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Josie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 141 new born babies.
    • When was Josie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Josie is Wednesday, July 1st, 1868.
    • What year had the most people named Josie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Josie was in 2017 with a total of 1,524 babies. That's a lot of babies named Josie!
    • Random Josie Factoid: According to the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Josie ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 23 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1944.
    • Weird things about the name Josie: Your name in reverse order is Eisoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iosje. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Josie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 313 people with the last name Josie.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Josie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Josie as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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