Josephine – Scary Mommy

Josephine

The feminine form of Joseph, this name lends itself to very cute nicknames, one of which was made famous by a character in Little Women, and another in the 90s by the pouty girl caught between Pacey and Dawson.

Nicknames:

Jo, Joe, Joey, Josie.

Famous people named Josephine:

Fictional Josephine (Joey) Potter from Dawson’s Creek; Josephine (Jo) March from Little Women; early 20th-century activist Josephine Clara Goldmark; actress and member of the French resistance Josephine Baker; queen of Sweden and Norway Josephine of Leuchtenberg.

Fun fact:

French empress Josephine de Beauharnais was wife to Napoleon Bonaparte.

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