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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Josse

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J is for jolly, the fun side!

O is for original, one of a kind!

S is for special, you are, you know!

S is for serious, not always joking.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Notable Persons Named Josse


Josse De Pauw is an actor and artist. Josse was born on March 15th, 1952 in Asse.


Josse van Huerter was a Captain-Donatário of Faial and Captain-Donatário of Faial & Pico. Josse was given the name Joost de Hurtere in 1430 in Torhout. He died in 1495.


Josse Mertens de Wilmars was a lawyer and jurist. Josse was given the name Joseph Marie Honoré Charles Mertens de Wilmars on June 22nd, 1912 in Sint-Niklaas. He breathed his last breath on August 1st, 2002.


Josse was born in 1627. He died in 1679.


Josse was born in 1540 in Leuven. Josse is also known as Joost van der Baren and Jodocus van der Baren. He breathed his last breath in 1624.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Josse


Maxime Josse is a soccer player for the ASM Belfort, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, Stade Brestois 29, Angers SCO, PFC Litex Lovech, Bnei Sakhnin F.C., Panthrakikos F.C., AEL Kalloni F.C., FC Inter Turku, France national under-18 football team, France national under-19 football team, and France nation. Maxime was born on March 21st, 1987 in Saint-Quentin, Aisne.


Henri was born in 1828. He left this life on July 23rd, 1893.


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Popularity of Josse as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Josse

  • How Popular is the name Josse? Josse is the 73,907th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Josse have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Josse in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Josse? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Josse first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Josse is Friday, September 2nd, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Josse born? The highest recorded use of the first name Josse was in 1991 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Josse: Your name in reverse order is Essoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Seojs. 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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