Pepito: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Pepito

Pepito

Pronunciation: peh-PEE-toh (key)

Origin of the name Joseph:

Derived from the Hebrew yōsēf (may he add, God shall add). The name is borne in the Bible by a favorite son of Jacob and Rachel (GEN. 30), by the husband of the Virgin Mary and foster father of Jesus (MATT. 1), and by Joseph of Arimathea, a rich Jew and secret follower of Jesus, who helped take Jesus' body from the cross to prepare it for burial, and supposedly took the Holy Grail to England (JOHN 19).

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Related Names:

Jose, Joseph, Pepe

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Pepito is a nickname for Jose, equivalent to Joey.

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Pepito is the boy next door, the son of the Spanish ambassador and best friend of Madeline in the childrens books and cartoon series, Madeleine.

"Pepito" is the mischievous subject of a lot of off-color jokes in Spanish.

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