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Josiah Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \j(o)-siah\
Number in U.S 👶 114,000
Rate in 2021 78
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 Hebrew

Josiah : Meaning, Origin and Popularity

The originality and meaning of Josiah:

Josiah is boys’ name and of Hebrew origin with the meaning of “God supports and heals”.

The religious aspect:

This name is derived from Edward comprising 2 parts referring to the Hebrew God. This infers that this name has religious origins due to its Latin variations found in some biblical translations.

Hence, this name is much fresher alternative to either Joseph or Joshua and it is the best combination of the mentioned names. This name is really popular among other biblical boys’ names that has great ranking nowadays. This name is fully appreciated by Christian parents because of its correlation with the holy book and also the incredible meaning. As it appears to be the devoted king, it is really welcomed by parents to name their child after.


Josiah name popularity:

Josiah” is the 79th most well-known baby boy’s name in Montana as reported in the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data (

The name Josiah in the last four decades is recorded 105,138 times in the SSA database. And that’s a big number Josiah!


When you name your boy “Josiah” …

Your baby boy represents a full tendency to show extremes in relation to material success. moreover, your baby is motivated in knowledge heartedly. He is really eager to solve puzzles and mental practices are a kind of hobby to him. Due to this fact, you find his left hemisphere more active than the right one and this will lead him to easier profession choice for his future. Josiah may find it hard to be in contact with people and have social relationships easily.

Plus, he is in favor of bright and cheerful colors in dressing. How people feel about him is a well-dressed, outstanding and self-sufficient one. Therefore, you as parents should attempt a lot in order to lead him and sometimes push him in social relationships and make him communicate with strangers and new persons as well. He is a patient human and try to wait till the conclusion is reached. He never tries to jump to the destination rapidly.

Due to the fact of his intelligence and left-brain dominance, people turn to him for advice and logical reasoning.

All the above-mentioned traits of Josiah encourage every wise parents to name their child after.

Josiah mostly liked factors:

Vocations: administrator, supervisor, industrialist, builder, politician, printer, publisher, engineer, philosopher, social scientist

favored colors: Dark colors such as dark blue, gray, purple, or black

Lucky gem: Black diamond or pearl, any dark-colored stone

fortunate day: Thursday

Use of Josiah in novels and songs:

The novel named Hard times written by Charles Dickens


variants of Josiah:

  1. Joziah   Josie             2. Josias


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9/6/2022 12:25:52 AM

I named my 5 yr old "Josiah" and i am blown away by how much i am complimented on his name. I sure am glad i picked such a beautiful name.

4/21/2022 1:18:36 AM

My son is 15 mo. and his name is Josiah. I was a little worried about the name being too unique...but now we couldn't have chosen a better name for this little king.

3/8/2022 10:26:42 PM

My almost 1 year old son is named Josiah. I can't believe how many people when I'm asked what my son's name is, they are blown away about how pretty it is! The name has so much significance! I'm thankful I named my son Josiah!!!!!

12/6/2021 4:15:00 AM

My Husbands name is Josiah.We are just starting to hear this name elsewhere.We are looking for another biblical name to go with his name for the son we are expecting.Any ideas??


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Josiah?
The origin of the name Josiah is Hebrew.
*️⃣ How many people are named Josiah?
Almost 114000 people are named Josiah.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Josiah?
The names of Jaliyah, Yuliya, Jalaya, Jaliya, Jaleyah