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What does Hoshea mean?

Hoshea Pronunciation of Hoshea [hoshea] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Hoshea is "salvation". Hoshea is a version of Hosea (Hebrew) and its source form.


Hoshea has 1 variant: Hosheia.

1 more different relation via Hosea: Hoseia.

Creative forms:
(male) Hashea, ..

(female) Hosia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hoshea Damion (H.D.), ..

How popular is Hoshea?

Hoshea is an uncommon first name for men. Hoshea is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Hoshea (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Hosea. Other forms, like Hosheia, are uncommon. This form of Hoshea was favored as a birth name in the 1880s, but now, Hosea has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hosea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hoshea and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hoshea is alike in pronunciation to Heshi. Other recommended names are Anslea, Boslea (see Bosley), Croslea (see Crosley), Hadlea (see Hadley), Haglea (see Hagley), Hanlea, Harlea, Hasheem, Hashem, Hashim, Haskel, Hastey, Henlea, Hershel, Heschel, Hesed, Heshel (see Hershel), Hisham, Hobbes, Hobey, Hobie, Hocklea (see Hockley), Hodge, Hodges, Holden, Holmes, Homer, Hooker, Hooper, Hopper, Horslea (see Horsley), Horsley, Horten, Hosni, Howe, Howel, Howie, Howlen, Hoyce, Hughes, Huxlea, Joshua, Leslea (see Leslie), Moshe, Mosheh, O'Shea, Rislea (see Risley), Rowlea and Shea. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hoshea.

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