Word Origin and History for jose
masc. proper name, from Spanish José, Spanish form of Joseph.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for jose
This is the Mexico that has been called a “failed state” — most recently by Jose “Pepe” Mujica, the president of Uruguay.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
January 6, 2015
Correction: Officer Jose Rodriguez was misidentified in several places in an earlier version of this story.
Sgt. Jose Rodriguez stood with his brother, Juan, who is also a police officer.
Jose Neves entered the world of fashion when he was 20, launching a cyberpunk shoe label.Meet the Creative: Farfetch Brings Couture to Your Couch
The Fashion Beast Team
October 2, 2014
That same year Jose Canseco went on a rampage, leading the league with 44 homers.Are Athletes Using Your Tax Dollars to Juice?
May 2, 2014
It was acted before his friend Jose Gabriel Condorcanqui in about 1775.Apu Ollantay
Bring him to me in the ramada, Jose, and be sure you bring the umbrella.
Jose Rizal, in his “Noli me tangere” hints that the real Pascual was a friar.The Philippine Islands
You villain, I am not dead yet, as you shall see, Jose Castro!
Jose Castro had heard enough of this talk to know what it meant.