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Jose
Pronunciation ho-seh
Gender Male
Related names Joseph, Josef, Yoseph, Yosef, Yose
Popularity Popular names page

Jose is the English transliteration of the Hebrew and Aramaic name Yose, which is etymologically linked to Yosef or Joseph. The name was popular during the Mishnaic and Talmudic periods.


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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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See also José

Contents

English

Etymology

From Spanish Portuguese José, from Hebrew; See Joseph

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Jose

Plural
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Jose

  1. A male given name, an anglicized spelling of Spanish and Portuguese José, equivalent of English Joseph
  2. A surname derived from the given name.

Usage notes

  • Common in Kerala, southwestern India, an area of Portuguese and Christian influence.

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