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Meaning and name origin

Josiah \j(o)-siah\ as a boy's name is pronounced jo-SYE-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Josiah is "Jehovah helps". Biblical: king of Judah at age eight after his father was assassinated, Josiah ruled well for 31 years. Porcelain entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood.

Josiah has 3 variant forms: Josia, Josias and Joziah.


Popularity

Josiah is a somewhat popular first name for males (#913 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#43354 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Josiah for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josiah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josiah outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Josiah and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Josiah and Joziah. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josiah, Joziah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josiah outside U.S.


Similar Names

Josiah is also pronounced similarly to Jesiah. Other suggested similar baby names are Josh, Joshuah, Josua and Mosiah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Josiah.

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