Josiah: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Josiah

A name of Hebrew origin meaning “the Lord supports,” Josiah is one of the new (even though it’s technically old AF) Biblical names people are favoring over their more traditional counterparts like Joseph and Adam.

Nicknames:

Joe, Si, Siah, Jos.

Famous people named Josiah:

Politician Josiah Bartlett; actor Josiah Henry; china potter Josiah Wedgwood; pharmaceutical industrialist Josiah Lilly.

Fun fact:

In the Bible, King Josiah of Judah took the throne at age eight, after his father was assassinated.

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