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What does Josias mean?

Josias Pronunciation of Josias as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Josias means "Jehovah helps". Josias is a variant form of Josiah (Hebrew).

ASSOCIATED WITH Jo-, helps (counsel)





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How popular is Josias?

Josias is a rare given name for men. Josias is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Josias entered the list in 2003 and reached its highest position of #1228 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #1235 currently. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josias name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Josias (#1235 IN RECENT RANKINGS) rated in the Top 2000 are Josiah (#57) and Joziah (#753). Adoption of these forms of Josias is widespread among parents presently (MEDIAN #681). Josiah has historically been a favorite of parents, although Joziah appears to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josias, Josiah, Joziah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Josias is alike in pronunciation to Jesous and Jesus. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adonias, Aias, Amias, Anstas, Boas, Cordas, Costas, Darias, Esaias, Esias, Jacian, Jaris, Jasha, Jasin, Jaspar, Jediah, Jesiah, Jess, Joao, Joash, Jodi, Jodie, Joemar, Johar, Jomal, Jona, Jonas, Jones, Jontae, Joos, Joram, Joran, Jordan, Jordao, Jorgan, Jori, Jorian, Jorim, Joris, Jose, Josef, Joseito, Josep, Joseph, Josh, Joshuah, Josif, Josip, Joslin, Joss, Josua, Josue, Joszef, Jovan, Jovi, Jovin, Jovito, Jozua, Judas, Julian, Julius, Junius, Jurian, Justan, Justinas, Justis, Justus, Kostas, Loukas, Mosiah, Tobias, Tomas and Yonas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josias.

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