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Forename Josef

Around the world, Josef (Josef Germany Czechia Austria India South Africa, جوزيف Egypt Sudan Syria Jordan, Juuso United States Sweden Finland United Kingdom, among others...) is a very common masculine firstname. Forename Josef is characteristic to Czechia, where it is a very common manly name, Germany, where it is a common male name, and Austria (explore name in all countries). Much less frequently, Josef is the last name as well as a forename.

Jesus fishJosef is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Josef

name Jusuf, name Josëph, name Josêf, name Jósèph, name Jòseph, name Jos., name Josėph, name Josseph, name Iosephus, name Juozas, name جوسيف, name Jozefo, name Husiy, name José, name Joséph, name Joosef, name Jòsèph, name Йозеф, name Josyp, name Joža, name Josef, name יוזף, name Juuso, name Josəph, name ヨーゼフ, name Josif, name Joseba, name Jazep, name Jose, name Josip, name Joseph, name Josèph, name Jòséph, name Joep, name Giuseppe, name Jupp, name יוסף, name Jožef, name Jože, name Iosip, name Juozapas, name Josęph, name Jòśèph, name Jósef, name Jośeph, name Jožko, name جوزيف, name Jozef, name Josèf, name Josephus, name Jooseppi, name Jozeb, name 約瑟夫, name Joséf, name Josep, name Josêph, name Iossif, name Iosif, name Jóseph
VARIANTCOUNTRY
Josef South Africa, Austria, Czechia, India, Germany
جوزيف Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Syria
Juuso United States, Sweden, Finland, United Kingdom
約瑟夫 China
Йозеф Ukraine, Armenia, Bulgaria, Russia
جوسيف Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Morocco
יוסף, יוזף Israel
ヨーゼフ Japan

First name Josef in the context

Josef is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Joseph , the Christian saint; husband of Mary and father of Jesus, Presentation of Jesus at the Temple; Joseph , the Biblical figure, son of Jacob and Rachel, The Qur’an; Joseph of Arimathea , the disciple of Jesus, donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus, Gospel of John; Shazam , the fictional DC character, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and Josef Švejk , the fictional character from The Good Soldier Švejk, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of Caiaphas Caiaphas Caiaphas Jewish High Priest (b. 100) link
Rav Yosef b. Hiyya (b. 250) link
picture of Joseph the Hymnographer Joseph the Hymnographer Joseph the Hymnographer Eastern Orthodox hymnographer, Byzantine Empire (b. 816) link
Josef ben Meir ibn Zabara Catalan physician and moralist, Casal d'Aragó (b. 1140) link
Josef della Reina (b. 1418) link
Joseph Orabuena Kingdom of Navarre (b. 1400) link
Josef Štěpánek Netolický czech fishpond builder (b. 1460) link
Joseph Horlenius (b. 1460) link
Joseph Grünpeck German physician, astrologer and historian, Germany (b. 1473) link
Josef Goldschmidt (b. 1500) link
Josef di Michele Coen (b. 1502) link
picture of Josef Tukalski-Neljubowitsch Josef Tukalski-Neljubowitsch Josef Tukalski-Neljubowitsch Ukrainian bishop, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (b. 1600) link
Josef ibn Tabul (b. 1545) link
Gioseffo di Strassoldo (b. 1520) link
picture of Joseph Solomon Delmedigo Joseph Solomon Delmedigo Joseph Solomon Delmedigo Greek rabbi (b. 1591) link
Josef Sonnleithner (b. 1600) link
picture of Józef Antoni Kraus Józef Antoni Kraus Józef Antoni Kraus German sculptor, Germany (b. 1650) link
Josef Gallicius 1635-1705 (b. 1635) link
Josef Förster Czech theologist (b. 1650) link
Josef Langer German astronomer, Germany (b. 1650) link
picture of Josef Wilhelm Rinck von Baldenstein Josef Wilhelm Rinck von Baldenstein Josef Wilhelm Rinck von Baldenstein Prince-Bishop, CH (b. 1704) link
Josef Neumann (b. 1645) link
Josef Wilhelm Wagner (b. 1647) link
picture of Josef Bonaventura Pitter Josef Bonaventura Pitter Josef Bonaventura Pitter Czech roman catholic priest (b. 1708) link
Josef Franz Ehrler (b. 1648) link
Josef Dietrich Reding (b. 1649) link
Jan František Josef Ryvola (b. 1649) link
Josef Elias Gomperz (b. 1650) link
Josef Faustino Perles y Campos (b. 1650) link
Josef Johann Holzeisen (b. 1654) link
Josef Calamnius Finnish priest, Finland (b. 1665) link
picture of Josef Friedrich Wilhelm Josef Friedrich Wilhelm Josef Friedrich Wilhelm Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Germany (b. 1717) link
Josef Jahn (b. 1657) link
Josef Hartmann Austrian politician, Jugde and Mayor of Vienna, 18th Century (b. 1668) link
Josef Anton Reding (b. 1658) link
Josef Germann (b. 1658) link
Josef Ignaz Stulz (b. 1658) link
Josef Anton (von Brunberg) Püntener (b. 1660) link
Josef Herr und Graf von Stubenberg born 1670 (b. 1670) link
Josef Franz Mettler (b. 1661) link
Josef Thun SE (b. 1661) link
picture of Josef Georg Hörl Josef Georg Hörl Josef Georg Hörl Austrian politician, Habsburg Monarchy (b. 1722) link
Josef Anton Püntener (b. 1663) link
Josef Ignaz Ernst (b. 1664) link
Josef Anton Schupp (b. 1664) link
Řehoř Josef Vlasatý (b. 1665) link
Josef Faistenberger Austrian landscape painter, 1675-1724 (b. 1675) link
picture of Joseph Wenzel I, Prince of Liechtenstein Joseph Wenzel I, Prince of Liechtenstein Joseph Wenzel I, Prince of Liechtenstein Austrian marshall, Liechtenstein (b. 1696) link
Josef Dietrich sculptor (b. 1677) link
picture of Josef František Fortin Josef František Fortin Josef František Fortin Czech architect (b. 1727) link
Josef Anton Reding (b. 1668) link
Francis Josef Hauer Austrian politician, Mayor of Vienna, 18th Century (b. 1678) link
Josef Míka (b. 1669) link
Josef Munggenast Austrian Baroque builder / architect, Austria (b. 1680) link
picture of Peter Joseph Kofler Peter Joseph Kofler Peter Joseph Kofler Austrian politician, Austria (b. 1700) link
Michael Hermann Josef von Althann (b. 1671) link
Josef Franz Reding Swiss politician, CH (b. 1683) link
picture of Josef Gerl Josef Gerl Josef Gerl Austrian architect, Austria (b. 1734) link
Franz Karl Josef von Kaunitz (b. 1675) link
Josef von Sonnenberg (b. 1675) link
picture of Josef Marsil Wilhelm Xaver von Nagel zur Loburg Josef Marsil Wilhelm Xaver von Nagel zur Loburg Josef Marsil Wilhelm Xaver von Nagel zur Loburg (b. 1725) link
Josef Klovensich (b. 1676) link
picture of Karel Josef Khun Karel Josef Khun Karel Josef Khun priest, Austrian Empire (b. 1736) link
Josef Waldmann (b. 1676) link
Josef Anton Schumacher (b. 1677) link
picture of Josef Mysliveček Josef Mysliveček Josef Mysliveček Czech composer, Bohemia (b. 1737) link
Anton Josef von Lamberg roman-catholic bishop (b. 1687) link
Josef Klaus Czech roman catholic priest (b. 1690) link
Josef Antonín Planický Czech composer, choirmaster and singer (b. 1691) link
Vojtěch František Josef Levinský (b. 1682) link
Josef Kracker (b. 1683) link
picture of Josef Valentin Zlobický Josef Valentin Zlobický Josef Valentin Zlobický Czech linguist, lawyer, translator and university educator (b. 1743) link
Josef Ferdinand Fromiller Austrian painter, Austria (b. 1693) link
Jan Josef Dietzler Czech draughtsman (b. 1694) link
Josef Daniel Zelger (b. 1684) link
Josef Leopold Václav Dukát (b. 1684) link
picture of Josef Felix Ineichen Josef Felix Ineichen Josef Felix Ineichen Swiss author, CH (b. 1745) link
Josef Leonard Weber Czech baroque sculptor (b. 1695) link
Josef Anton von Weber CH (b. 1685) link
Josef Bonani (b. 1685) link
Josef Ignaz Delevo was mayor, businessman and innkeeper in Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria, Habsburg Monarchy (b. 1696) link
Josef Anton Rechberg (b. 1686) link
Josef Wissgrill Austrian master builder, Austria (b. 1697) link
Josef Jiří Jelínek Czech sculptor (b. 1697) link
Josef Herscher (b. 1688) link
Josef Ferdinand Wasshuber Josef Ferdinand Wasshuber was painter born on 1698-12-28 at Wiener Neustadt and deceased on 1765 in ?, Austria (b. 1698) link
picture of Josef Fiala Josef Fiala Josef Fiala Czech oboist, composer and violoncellist, Austrian Empire (b. 1748) link
Franz Josef von Hahn roman-catholic bishop (b. 1699) link
Josef Troger (b. 1690) link
Josef de Francé (b. 1691) link
picture of Josef Valentin Sebastian Eybel Josef Valentin Sebastian Eybel Josef Valentin Sebastian Eybel (b. 1741) link
Josef Lavoie 1702 - (b. 1702) link
picture of Josef Malinsky Josef Malinsky Josef Malinsky Czech sculptor, Austrian Empire (b. 1752) link
Josef Zach (b. 1692) link
Josef Winterhalder senior Czech statue builder (b. 1702) link
picture of Josef Dobrovský Josef Dobrovský Josef Dobrovský Czech historian, lexicographer, linguist, literature historian, religion writer, science writer and roman catholic priest, Margraviate of Moravia (b. 1753) link
Josef Amonte Austrian painter, Austria (b. 1703) link
Josef Dreser (b. 1694) link
Jan Josef Altmann (b. 1695) link
Josef Stammel (b. 1695) link

Characteristic surnames

Huber, Svoboda, Novák, Gruber, Bauer, Müller, Fischer, Dvořák, Weber, and Novak