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Josiah Meaning


What does Josiah mean?

The name Josiah is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Josiah is "G-d supports".

Josiah is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Jo-si-ah.

The Given Name Josiah

Josiah is good for parents who want a name that is bold and appealing.

A name fit for a child full of brilliance and familiarity, a little seeker.

Josiah is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Josiah Bounderby, and Josiah Wedgwood.

Josiah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 53 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,603 occurrences. It ranked 6,878 in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 51 in baby name popularity for boys with 7,016 occurrences. It ranked 8,487 in baby name popularity for girls with 13 occurrences.

View the Josiah Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Josiah has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Josiah to other names.

Josiah Related Names

The names Josias, Joziah are all forms of Josiah.

Famous Josiahs

  • Josiah ~ Judean King (c. 641-c. 609 BCE), Biblical Character (2 Kgs. 22:1, Zech. 6:10)
  • Josiah Bounderby ~ Hard Times character
  • Josiah Wedgwood ~ Business Mogul

Josiah Numerology

What will your new littleJosiah be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Josiah Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Josiah in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Josiah.

Just for fun, see the name Josiah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Josiah in Nautical Flags page.