Name: Posey

Origin and Meaning of the Name Posey

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    (POZE ee)
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    Itself (Posey)
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Miscellaneous Info for Posey

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    English speaking countries
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    Posey is most likely an English version of the French surname Poschet that appeared after Huguenots bearing the surname moved to England. It may also be a variation of Pawsey, an English surname which comes from the French last name Posay. The exact meaning however is unclear and it may be an English surname from the Middle Ages. The surname has been used as a male given name for several centuries.

    Posey is also used as a nickname for Josephine, but it is rare as a given name for females.

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