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The name Josiah is of Hebrew origin, and means Yahweh supports.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Josiah has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Josiah
Use of the Name Josiah for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
28,601 28,153 27,415 19,043 12,180 5,383 2,722
The table below indicates the number of times the name Josiah has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Josiah
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188033826  
188133924  
188236724  
188349014  
188437922  
188545317  
188638921  
188744515  
188849416  
188951214  
189062011  
18916729  
189253215  
189344118  
189458213  
18959377  
189665712  
1897    
18987819  
18998278  
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190363613  
19049278  
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19068899  
190790610  
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191271936  
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191497733  
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191696744  
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197589086  
1976750123  
1977680155  
1978668156  
1979578218  
1980537254  
1981499282  
1982436369  
1983405404  
1984375470  
1985370497  
1986378487  
1987384498  
1988368544  
1989380586  
1990356675  
1991334733  
1992324777  
1993308882  
1994298914  
19952771,007  
19962401,238  
19972231,375  
19982121,517  
19991951,726  
20001822,019  
20011692,227  
20021542,551  
20031532,661  
20041442,722  
Totals:  28,601 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Josiah as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Josiah appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 56 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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