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xJosef
Origin/Usage
Czech, Hebrew
Pronunciation
YAW-zef
Meaning
God raises
More info about the name "Josef"
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Josef is a Czech variant of Joseph. Joseph originates in Hebrew language and means "God raises". As a masculine given name it has been used over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. In The Book of Genesis, Joseph was the son of Jacob and Rachel. He is also known as Virgin Mary's husband and adoptive father of Jesus.

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