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Josiah Name Meaning and Origin

Josiah Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Jehovah has healed, God supports

Name Origin


Josiah is a Hebrew name meaning 'Jehovah has healed' or 'God supports'. It is derived from the Old Testament name Yoshiyahu. The name carries a strong sense of divine healing and support.

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Josiah Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Josiah is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of sounds, making it a pleasant name to say.

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The name Josiah has a good rhythm with two syllables, making it easy to say and remember.

Famous People Named Josiah

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Josiah Duggar

Josiah Matthew Duggar is known for being a reality TV personality on the show 'Counting On'. He is part of the famous Duggar family known for their conservative values.

● Josiah Johnson

Josiah Johnson is a former American football player who played as a cornerback for the Cleveland Browns and the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL.

● Josiah Henson

Josiah Henson was an author, abolitionist, and minister known for his autobiography 'The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, Now an Inhabitant of Canada'.

Josiah Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Josiah

The name Josiah does not have any strong negative associations. It is a biblical name with positive connotations of healing and divine support, making it a favorable choice for parents looking for a meaningful name.

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