Josepha Origin and Meaning
The name Josepha is a girl's name of Hebrew, German origin meaning "Jehovah increases".
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.
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Famous People Named Josepha
- Maria Josepha Benedikta Antonia Theresia Xaveria Philippinelast Queen of Poland by marriage to Augustus III
- Maria Josepha of Bavaria (Marie Josephe Antonie Walburga Felicitas Regula)Holy Roman Empress as wife of Joseph II
- Maria Josepha Amalia Beatrix Xaveria Vincentia Aloysia Franziska de Paula Franziska de Chantal Anna Apollonia Johanna Nepomucena Walburga Theresia AmbrosiaQueen consort of Ferdinand VII of Spain
- Maria Josepha Karolina Eleonore Franziska Xaveria of SaxonyDauphine of France as wife of Dauphin Louis; mother of Louis XVI
- María Josepha Sophia de IturbidePrincess of Mexico
- Maria Josepha Luise Philippine Elisabeth Pia Angelika MargaretePrincess of Saxony; Archduchess of Austria
- Maria Josepha (Maria José Joana Eulália Leopoldina Adelaide Isabel Carolina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Francisca de Assis e de Paula Inês Sofia Joaquina Teresa Benedita Bernardina)Infanta of Portugal, Duchess in Bavaria
- Josepha DuschekBohemian opera singer
- Josepha Weber HoferAustrian opera singer and sister,in,law of Mozart
- Josepha ShermanAmerican novelist
- Josepha Barbara AuernhammerAustrian pianist and composer
- Sarah Josepha Haleauthor of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
- Maria Antonia Josepha Johannabirth name of Marie Antoinette of France
Josepha in Pop Culture
- Josèphafrom Balzac's 1847 novel La Cousine Bette ("singer and tart; mistress to Hulot")
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