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Jose Name Meaning and Origin

Jose Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

God will increase, He will add

Name Origin


Jose is a Spanish variant of Joseph, meaning 'God will increase' or 'He will add'. It has biblical origins and is a popular name in Spanish-speaking countries.

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Jose Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Jose is a simple and easy name to pronounce with a smooth flow.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Jose create a nice rhythm when spoken.

Famous People Named Jose

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● Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho is a Portuguese professional football manager and former player. He is one of the most successful managers in the history of football, having won numerous domestic and international titles.

● Jose Canseco

Jose Canseco is a Cuban-American former Major League Baseball outfielder and designated hitter. He is known for his power-hitting and controversial statements about steroid use in baseball.

● Jose Altuve

Jose Altuve is a Venezuelan professional baseball player who currently plays for the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball. He is a multiple-time All-Star and has won several awards for his performance.

Jose Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Jose

The name Jose does not have any significant negative cultural symbols associated with it. However, it might be perceived as ordinary or common due to its widespread usage in Spanish-speaking communities.

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