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Forename Josef

Throughout the world, Josef (Josef Germany Czechia Austria India Italy, יוסף Israel, جوزيف Iraq Egypt Sudan Syria Lebanon, among others...) is a widespread masculine first name. The first name Josef is habitual in Czechia, where it is a widespread boy's name, Germany, and Austria, where it is a common male name (explore the name in all countries). Very seldom, Josef is the last name as well as the forename.

Jesus fishJosef is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Josef

name Josip, name Jusuf, name יוזף, name Jože, name Jozeb, name Juuso, name Iosif, name Jooseppi, name Husiy, name Iossif, name Iosip, name Joep, name Josèph, name יוסף, name Jožef, name Joža, name Jožko, name Jazep, name Jòśèph, name Joseph, name Josèf, name Jóseph, name Josyp, name Jupp, name 約瑟夫, name Josep, name Jose, name Jóséf, name Joséph, name Josəph, name Juozapas, name Juozas, name Jósèph, name Josêph, name Jozefo, name Joseba, name Йозеф, name جوزيف, name Jòseph, name Giuseppe, name Jośeph, name Jòsèph, name Jòséph, name Joosef, name Josif, name Josėph, name Josseph, name José, name جوسيف, name Josephus, name Jozef, name Josęph, name Jósef, name Josêf, name Josef, name Josëph, name Iosephus, name Joséf
Josef Czechia, Italy, Germany, India, Austria
יוזף, יוסף Israel
جوزيف Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Sudan
Juuso Namibia, Finland, Sweden, Germany, United States
約瑟夫 China
Йозеф Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia
جوسيف Egypt, Yemen, Morocco, Sudan

First name Josef in the context

Josef is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Joseph , the Christian saint; husband of Mary and father of Jesus, Presentation of Jesus at the Temple; Joseph , the Biblical figure, son of Jacob and Rachel, The Qur’an; Joseph of Arimathea , the disciple of Jesus, donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus, Gospel of Mark; Captain Marvel , the fictional DC character, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and Lex Luthor , the supervillain appearing in DC Comics publications and related media, Justice League, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

josef bringas Byzantine admiral, TR (b. 950) link
josef orabuena ES (b. 1400) link
josef štěpánek netolický Czech fishpond builder (b. 1460) link
josef horlenius DE (b. 1460) link
josef grünpeck German physician, astrologer and historian, DE (b. 1473) link
josef goldschmidt (b. 1500) link
josef di michele coen IT (b. 1502) link
josef ibn tabul (b. 1545) link
josef sonnleithner (b. 1600) link
picture of josef dietrich josef dietrich josef dietrich sculptor, CZ (b. 1677) link
picture of josef johann adam von und zu liechtenstein josef johann adam von und zu liechtenstein josef johann adam von und zu liechtenstein Prince of Liechtenstein, AT (b. 1690) link
josef lautenschlager DE (b. 1632) link
picture of josef matthias götz josef matthias götz josef matthias götz German sculptor, DE (b. 1696) link
josef wilhelm wagner (1647-1710), CH (b. 1647) link
josef franz ehrler (1648-1723), CH (b. 1648) link

Characteristic surnames

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