Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: God Will Save
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Josiah...

• was given to 6,976 baby boys
• was the 51st most popular name for baby boys
• was 65% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Mexico, South Carolina, and Georgia
• was least popular in Wyoming, Vermont, and Utah
• was about as popular as Caleb and Christian
Babies Named Josiah Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Josiah...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1964
• is 31907% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 473% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Nolan, Kian, Braxton, Eden, Raya, Klara
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Rudy, Nelson, Margarita, Kathrine, Concepcion
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Josiah Per State
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Geographically the name Josiah...

• 11% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jeremiah, Ayden, Christian, Aaliyah, Jenesis, Bella
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Archer, Calvin, Oliver, Clara, Evelyn, Nora
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Josiah by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Josiah are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Josiah will be the only kid named Josiah in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Josiah compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Josiah rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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