Given Name JOSIAH

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: יֹאשִׁיָהוּ (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: jo-SIE-ə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name יֹאשִׁיָהוּ (Yoshiyahu) meaning "YAHWEH supports". In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Judah famous for his religious reforms. He was killed fighting the Egyptians at Megiddo in the 7th century BC. In England this name came into use after the Protestant Reformation.

Categories

biblical, Duggar family, kings
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Iosias (Biblical Greek), Yoshiyahu (Biblical Hebrew), Iosias (Biblical Latin)
  United States
2016
  England and Wales
2016