First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Josaiah

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

A is for attractive, inside and out

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

Fun Facts about the name Josaiah

  • How Popular is the name Josaiah? Josaiah is the 20,838th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Josaiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 328 babies born with the first name Josaiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Josaiah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Josaiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Josaiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Josaiah is Tuesday, June 29th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Josaiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Josaiah was in 2008 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Josaiah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Josaiah is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Josaiah: Your name in reverse order is Haiasoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ajshaio. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Josaiah born Jun 1, 1994

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).