Over the past 110 years, 268 740 girls and 65 boys have been named Josephine. The name Josephine ranks 132th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Josephine in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Josephine came in the 1910s and 1920s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.