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The name Josef is a boy's name . Josef and is often added to lists like Variations of Joseph and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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The German, Scandinavian and Czech variant of Joseph, borne by several notable European artists and athletes, as well as the brutal Soviet dictator Josef (or Iosif) Stalin.

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Famous People Named Josef

Jonas "Josef" von Sternberg, Austrian-American film director
Josef Ludwig, Graf von Armansperg, 11th Prime Minister of Greece
Josef Mysliveček, Czech composer
Josef Doležal, Czech race walker
Josef Ertl, German politician
Josef Hladký, Czech-German medley swimmer
Josef Abrhám, Czech actor
Josef Lontscharitsch, Austrian road cyclist
Josef Zeilbauer, Austrian decathlete
Josef Suk, Czech composer and violinist
Josef Strauss, Austrian composer; brother of composer Johann Strauss
Josef Hoffmann, Austrian architect and designer
Josef "Seppe" Hügi, Swiss footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Josef

Josef Bazhaeu, character on TV's "24"
"Josef," 2011 Croatian television movie