Josephine
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
JO-sə-feen
Meaning
God raises
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Josephine originates in Hebrew language and means "God raises". It is a feminine form of Joseph. As a feminine given name it has been used on a regular basis since the 19th century. Josephine has always been popular among royalty, one of the most famous bearers is probably Josephine de Beauharnais, the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte and the first French Empress.

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Famous Josephines

Josephine Lewis - painter
Josephine Peary - published author
Josephine Hull - actress
Josephine Hale - artist
Josephine Chase - writer
Josephine Hart - author
Josephine Aldridge - writer
Josephine Byrnes - actress
Josephine Miles - writer
Josephine Baker - actress
Josephine Bell - writer
Josephine Flood - writer
Josephine Tey - novelist

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