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josias

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YôšIYYāHû / YOSHIYYáHU > IōSíāS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YôšIYYāHû / YOSHIYYáHU (יֹאשִׁיָהוּ) IōSíāS (Ἰωσίᾱς)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew “Yôšiyyāhû > Yoshiyyáhu” (Ancient Greek: Iōsíās “Ἰωσίᾱς”; Latin: Josias), meaning “Yahweh supports, supported of Yah”. Josiah was a king of Judah (641–609 BC), according to the Hebrew Bible, who instituted major reforms. Josiah is credited by most historians with having established or compiled important Hebrew Scriptures during the Deuteronomic reform that occurred during his rule. He is also one of the kings mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew. According to United States Social Security card applications in 2013, the name Josiah ranked 69th out of the top 100 names chosen by parents for their baby boys.
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BIBLICAL

Usage

  • frenchfrench
  • portugueseportuguese

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Iōsíās
catalan
josies
croatian
jošija
czech
jóšijáš
english
josiah
georgian
iosia
hebrew
yoshiyahu
italian
giosia
latin
iosias
polish
jozjasz
russian
Iosiya
spanish
josías
turkish
yoşiyahu
ukrainian
Yosíya

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#1576UNITED STATES RANKING

Social Security AdministrationThe U.S.A. popularity ranking comes from US Government Social Security Administration.

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

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Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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