Josephine

Female

Meaning

God Will Increase

Origin

French

Pronunciation

/dʒoʊˈziːfɪn/

Traits associated with the name Josephine:

Dogs named Josephine tend to be loving, industrious, and hard-working. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Josephine?

Naming your dog Josephine suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a sentimental attachment to the name. It could also suggest that you are a creative and thoughtful person who puts a lot of thought into the things you do.

Is Josephine a good dog name?

Josephine has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Josephine isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,658
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1,294
New York City Dog Name Database
1,103
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Josephine is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Josephine was, in the past month, the 1951st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Josephine is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Josephine was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Josephine's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Josephine is most adored in New Hampshire, Louisiana and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in North Carolina, Iowa and Minnesota.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Josephine.

Most popular breeds named Josephine:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Dachshund
  3. German Shepherd
  4. English Bulldog
  5. Shih Tzu

Josephine is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Echoes of Napoleon's empress resonate in this vintage canine moniker.

Dog names like Josephine:

Supplanter
Feminine Form Of Julian
Dove
Joy
Joy
Little Goth
Youthful, Downy
Josephine dog name meaning

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