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Hosea meaning and name origin

Hosea \ho-sea\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hosea is "salvation". Biblical: a prophet from the Old Testament.

Hosea has 3 variant forms: Hoshea, Hoseia and Hosheia.

Baby names that sound like Hosea are Jose, Hawes, Hayes and Hoyce.

Popularity of Hosea

Hosea is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1163 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#12034 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Hosea compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Hosea only.

Popularity of name Hosea
Popularity of Hosea