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José is a predominantly Spanish and Portuguese form of the given name Joseph.

José María

The separate names "José" for males and "María" for females also exist in the Spanish language.

Josetxu (given name)

Josetxu is a Basque form of given name José (Joseph).

José Carlos

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Spanish language

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José is a predominantly Spanish and Portuguese form of the given name Joseph.

Portuguese language

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José is a predominantly Spanish and Portuguese form of the given name Joseph.

French language

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In French, the name José, pronounced, is an old vernacular form of Joseph, which is also in current usage as a given name.

Dutch language

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In Netherlandic Dutch however, José is a feminine given name, and is pronounced ; it may occur as part of name composites like Marie-José or as a feminine first name in its own right; it can also be short for the name Josina and even a Dutch hypocorism of the name Johanna.

Hypocorism

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In Netherlandic Dutch however, José is a feminine given name, and is pronounced ; it may occur as part of name composites like Marie-José or as a feminine first name in its own right; it can also be short for the name Josina and even a Dutch hypocorism of the name Johanna.

England

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In England, Jose is originally a Romano-Celtic surname, and people with this family name can usually be found in, or traced to, the English county of Cornwall, where it was especially frequent during the fourteenth century; this surname is pronounced, as in the English names Joseph or Josephine.

Romano-British culture

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In England, Jose is originally a Romano-Celtic surname, and people with this family name can usually be found in, or traced to, the English county of Cornwall, where it was especially frequent during the fourteenth century; this surname is pronounced, as in the English names Joseph or Josephine.

Cornwall

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In England, Jose is originally a Romano-Celtic surname, and people with this family name can usually be found in, or traced to, the English county of Cornwall, where it was especially frequent during the fourteenth century; this surname is pronounced, as in the English names Joseph or Josephine.

Breton language

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According to another interpretation Jose is cognate with Joyce; Joyce is an English and Irish surname derived from the Breton personal name Iodoc which was introduced to England by the Normans in the form Josse.

Homograph

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The common spelling of this given name in different languages is a case of interlingual homography.

English name

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Similar cases occur in English given names (Albert, Bertrand, Christine, Daniel, Eric, Ferdinand) that are not exclusive to the English language, and which can be found namely in French with a different pronunciation under exactly the same spelling.

German language

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In Castilian Spanish, the initial is similar to the German in the name Bach and Scottish Gaelic and Irish in loch, though Spanish varies by dialect.

Johann Sebastian Bach

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In Castilian Spanish, the initial is similar to the German in the name Bach and Scottish Gaelic and Irish in loch, though Spanish varies by dialect.

Irish language

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In Castilian Spanish, the initial is similar to the German in the name Bach and Scottish Gaelic and Irish in loch, though Spanish varies by dialect.

Loch

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In Castilian Spanish, the initial is similar to the German in the name Bach and Scottish Gaelic and Irish in loch, though Spanish varies by dialect.

Spanish dialects and varieties

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In Castilian Spanish, the initial is similar to the German in the name Bach and Scottish Gaelic and Irish in loch, though Spanish varies by dialect.

Phonological history of Spanish coronal fricatives

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Historically, the modern pronunciation of the name José in Spanish is the result of the phonological history of Spanish coronal fricatives since the fifteenth century, when it departed from Old Spanish.

Old Spanish language

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Historically, the modern pronunciation of the name José in Spanish is the result of the phonological history of Spanish coronal fricatives since the fifteenth century, when it departed from Old Spanish.

Voiced postalveolar fricative

ʒvoiced palato-alveolar sibilant/ʒ/
Unlike today’s pronunciation of this name, in Old Spanish the initial was a voiced postalveolar fricative (as the sound "je" in French), and the middle stood for a voiced apicoalveolar fricative /z̺/ (as in the Castilian pronunciation of the word mismo).

Voiced alveolar fricative

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Unlike today’s pronunciation of this name, in Old Spanish the initial was a voiced postalveolar fricative (as the sound "je" in French), and the middle stood for a voiced apicoalveolar fricative /z̺/ (as in the Castilian pronunciation of the word mismo).