Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:3381
Meaning:he will add; fame or praise taken away
Emitting laid-back vibes and casual cool, Josey is a feminine name of Hebrew origin with an easy-going appeal. A refreshing variation of Joseph, Josey holds its meaning "he will add" from the root yasaf. Alternatively, _t_he name could also derive from the Hebrew yadah meaning "praise" or "fame," combined with asaf, which means "taken away." Though boasting major rockstar appeal, it seems little Josey is more apt to find lasting merits in less demanding circumstances—no doubt a relief for any would-be parents!

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