What does Josias mean?
Associated with: helps (counsel).
(male) Jasias, Jesas, ..
(female) Josijo, Josile, .. Middle name pairings:
Josias Jayven (J.J.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Josias (#1235 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 2000 are Josiah (#57 in recent rankings) 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.
Josias is alike in pronunciation to Jesous and Jesus. Other suggested similar 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.See names in meaning and etymology.