Meaning: Josie can either be the shortened form or nickname for Josephine or name in its own right. Josie means “God will add” or “Jehovah will add.”
About This Name: Some famous Josies include actress Josie Bissett, producer Josie Davis and comedienne Josie Lawrence. Legendary lawman Wyatt Earp’s wife’s name was Josephine, but he called her Josie. Kerry Washington has a small dog named Josie. The lead singer of the band Josie and the Pussycats uses Josie as a stage name — the group’s name was inspired by Josie DeCarlo. In the beloved book Anne of Green Gables, there is a character named Josie Pye.
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