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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.


Popularity

Hosea is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1163 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#12034 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Hosea is also pronounced similarly to Jose. Like Hosea, this name is not commonly used.

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