Josie Name Meaning & Origin

Josie

Pronunciation: JOH-zee (key)

Origin of the name Josie:

Pet form of Josephine (God will add, God will increase), Josie is also used as an independent given name.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Josephine

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Nicknames for Josie

Jo-Jo, Jose, Jo, Fie

Meanings and history of the name Josie

I have a coaster that says: Josephine 'From the Hebrew meaning "he shall add". She is quiet, reserved and caring, and has strong principles. She is always fair.'

Famous real-life people named Josie

Josie Maran, American fashion supermodel (born Johanna Maran)
Josie Bissett, American actress (born Jolyn Bissett)
Josie Loren, American actress
Josie Duggar, 19th child on TLC's 19 Kids and Counting
Josie Bates, 10th child on UPtv's Bringing Up Bates

Josie in song, story & screen

Josie and the Pussycats
Josie - song by Donovan
Josie - song by Steely Dan
Josie - song by Blink 182
Josie, McKenna's tutor in the American Girl McKenna books

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