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

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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Pop Culture References for the name Josepha

Josepa, Yosepha, Yosefa, Josipha, Hosefa, Yosipha

Josepha's International Variations

Joska, Pepita (Basque) Jozsa, Jozefa, Jozsi, Jozsefa, Jozska (Eastern European) Peopa, Josefa, Pepina, Chepita, Joseva, Chefa, Pepita (Spanish) Josette, Josephe, (French)


Eva Thyssen Says:


The actual Spanish version is Josefa. Pepita is a nickname in Spanish (for María José, Josefa and Josefina).