Josefina Name Meaning & Origin

Josefina

Pronunciation: joh-seh-FEE-nə, ho-say-FEE-nə (key)

Origin of the name Josefina:

A diminutive form of Josefa, a feminine form of Joseph, an Ecclesiastic Late Latin form of the Greek Iōsēph, which is from the Hebrew Yosef, a derivative of yōsēf (may he add, God shall add).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Josefina sounds very "delicate", or at least that is what people normally tell me.

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Jose, Chepa, Chepina, Jo, Josie, Pepa, Pina

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The American Girls Collection has books about and the doll of Josefina Montoya.

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