Pepita Name Meaning & Origin

Pepita

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Origin of the name Josefa:

Feminine form of Joseph, which is ultimately derived from the Hebew yōsēf (he shall add, God will add).

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Also a culinary term for pumpkin seed.

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Meanings and history of the name Pepita

A Spanish female form of the name Joseph. Used as a diminutive of Josefina or Josefa.
Female version of the name Pepito.

Famous real-life people named Pepita

Pepita Aris - Spanish food author.
Pepita Serrador - Argentine film actress (born Josefina, 1913-1964).
Pepita Gomís - television host, media personality and mother to Mexican actor Héctor Suárez Gomís.
Princess Pepita Serrano - (born Dona Josefa “Pepita” Serrano y Dominguez de la Torre, 1865-1946). At age19, married 21-year-old Prince Vassili Sergeievitc in January 1884, an event that was extensively featured in French, Swiss and Spanish tabloids.
Pepita Serrano - a patron of the arts in Mexico City, president and founder of the International Society for Art Exchange Mexicano AC (SIVAM), a non-profit foundation that nurtures extraordinary musical talent

Pepita in song, story & screen

Pepita - protagonist in the 1889 book "The Pretty Sister of José" by Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett, and the subsequent Broadway play (1903) and silent film (1915) adaptations.
Pepita - protagonist in the film "On the Border" (1930), played by Armida (aka Armida Vendrell).

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