More info about the name "Joséphine"
Josephine, the feminine form of Joseph, will make an excellent name for your baby. The name captures the purity and innocence of the Romantic era.Josephine originates in Hebrew language and means "God raises". It is a feminine form of Joseph. As a feminine given name it has been used on a regular basis since the 19th century. Josephine has always been popular among royalty, one of the most famous bearers is probably Josephine de Beauharnais, the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte and the first French Empress.