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Gender: F Meaning of Josepha: "Jehovah increases" Origin of Josepha: Feminine variation of Joseph

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Josepha is less heard in this country than in other parts of the world, seen as a slightly awkward feminization a la Ricarda and Benjamina. In the U.S., Josephine or Joanna is the more usual feminine form of Joseph, though you might consider Josepha if you want to break rank.

Famous People Named Josepha

Sarah Josepha Hale, author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
Josepha Duschek, Bohemian opera singer
Josepha Hofer, Austrian opera singer and sister-in-law of Mozart
Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, birth name of Marie Antoinette of France
Josepha Sherman, American novelist
Josepha Barbara Auernhammer, Austrian pianist and composer

Pop Culture References for the Name Josepha

Josèpha, from Balzac's 1847 novel La Cousine Bette ("singer and tart; mistress to Hulot")

Hosefa, Josepa, Josipha, Yosefa, Yosepha, Yosipha

Josepha's International Variations

Joska, Pepita (Basque) Jozsa, Jozefa, Jozsi, Jozsefa, Jozska (Eastern European) Josette, Josephe, Fifi, Josée, Josiane (French) Josepha (German) Pepita (Portuguese) Peopa, Josefa, Pepina, Chepita, Joseva, Chefa, Pepita (Spanish)