Josias name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 11th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: j(o)-sias
Meaning: Form of Josiah Jehovah has Healed and Yahweh Supports
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What does Josias mean?

Josias means May Jehovah Heal or Yahweh Supports is used mostly as a boy name and is notably used in German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, English and Finnish is rooted from Hebrew. Josias is a variant form of evergreen and biblical Josiah. Josiah is English cognate of Josias. Josiah means Fire of the Lord and The Lord Supports is originated from Hebrew. Josias is Greek and Nordic cognate of The Hebrew Name יֹאשִׁיָהוּ Meaning Yahweh Supports.

What do we think of Josias as a name for a newborn?

Josias is a distinctive name for a baby boy that has been derived from the Hebrew language. It conveys the meaning "Jehovah helps," which denotes the belief in divine guidance and protection. The name Josias has an appealing and unique sound to it, making it stand out amidst a sea of commonly used names. It evokes a sense of strength, courage, and resilience that makes it an ideal choice for parents who are looking for something exceptional and meaningful for their child. In terms of popularity, Josias is not as widely used as some other biblical names, but it is gaining recognition among parents who want to give their children something distinctive without compromising on its significance or beauty.

How do I pronounce Josias?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Josias is j(o)-sias.

Variants of Josias

Josiah, Jasiah, Jassiah

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Names that rhyme with Josias

How popular is the name Josias?

Josias used to be a common name in United States, first appeared in 1975 and over 2146 babies have been given the name in 40 years. When at its peak in 2014,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 40 years but it is still going strong. Josias is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales still in use today. During its 45 years of usage in France, it had made up to just the top 2000 boy names. Over 342 babies in France have been named Josias.

But Josias is a popular baby name in Brazil where every 1 in 4000 have the name as well as in South Africa. According to our research, over 80000 babies have been named Josias globally.

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Josias in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Josias

Asking others to help you out is out of the question. Your best character traits are individuality and independence. You can smell a great opportunity from miles. You will experience your spiritual calling soon. And it will be associated with romantic feelings. People who only care about their own good and satisfaction make you nervous and mad because you are all about helping others. The vowel o as your first one in your name reveals you are an opportunist.

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Famous people named Josias

  • Josias Moli, former speaker of the Parliament of Vanuatu and former acting President of Vanuatu
  • Josias Philip Hoffman, South African Boer statesman
  • Josias Tayler, merchant
  • Josias Priest, English dancer, dancing-master and choreographer
  • Josias Simmler, Swiss theologian and classicist
  • Josias von Heeringen, German general of the imperial era
  • Josias Rowley, Anglo-Irish naval officer
  • Josias Jessop, noted canal engineer
  • Josias Fendall, Esq
  • Josias Tschanz in Neutral Territory as Director
  • Josias Braun-Blanquet, was a botanist, geobotanic, and Swiss phytosociologist.
  • Josias Amon acted in tvMiniSeries Tenda dos Milagres

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