Name: Yosef

Origin and Meaning of the Name Yosef

  • Meaning:
    He will enlarge
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (yo SEF)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Yosef)
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Miscellaneous Info for Yosef

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In the Old Testament, Yosef (Joseph in English) was the 11th son of Jacob and the first son of Rachel.

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