Pepe Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jose:
Spanish form of Joseph, an Ecclesiastic Late Latin form of the Greek Iōsēph, which is 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, by the husband of the Virgin Mary and foster father of Jesus, 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.
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Pepe is a nickname for Jose,Giuseppe, Jusepe.
In Latin, Saint Joseph’s name is always followed by the letters “P.P” for pater putativus (commonly accepted) father of Jesus Christ. In Spanish, the letter “P” is pronounced “peh” giving rise to the nickname Pepe for Jose.”
- Famous real-life people named Pepe
Pepe Reina, World-cup winning Spanish goalkeeper for Liverpool.
Pepe Romero, Spanish classical and flamenco guitarist.
José "Pepe" Rizal, Philippine national hero.
- Pepe in song, story & screen
Pepé Le Pew, a French skunk character in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes cartoons.
Pepe is an internet meme