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What does Mosiah mean?

Mosiah Pronunciation of Mosiah as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Mosiah is "savior". Mosiah is a variant form of Moses (Hebrew).


ASSOCIATED WITH savior (defender)



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA MOSES Moise, Mose, Moshe, Mosheh, Moss



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How popular is Mosiah?

Mosiah is a rare given name for males. Mosiah is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Mosiah (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Moses (#499 A YEAR AGO), Moshe (#535), Mose and Moss. Usage of these relations of Mosiah was common among parents 138 years ago (MEDIAN #1090) and is now significantly diminished (#1258, DOWN 55%). Moses has generally been the top pick of parents, although Moshe seems to be gaining favor too, while forms such as Mose have lost favor. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mose, Moses, Moshe, Moss in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Abiah, Aviah, Azriah, Isaiah, Isiah, Issiah, Izaiah, Iziah, Jediah, Jeriah, Jesiah, Jonah, Joshuah, Josia, Josiah, Josias, Joziah, Manoah, Matias, Meshach, Micah, Midian, Misha, Mishal, Moab, Mochan, Mohican, Montae, Montay, Moray, Morgan, Mori, Morice, Moricz, Moriel, Morino, Morio, Moris, Moritz, Moriz, Mosaed, Mostyn, Mycah, Noah, Tobiah, Toviah, Tovyah, Ukiah, Uriah, Uziah, Uzziah and Zariah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mosiah.

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