Josiah

In the Old Testament, the son of King Amon and Jedidah who ascended the throne of Judah when he was only eight years old. Known as a religious reformer during his reign. In the U.S., the name was in use during the late 19th century and made a comeback in 1975.

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Boys: Ranked #69 in 2013
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Hebrew
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Famous Josiahs
Josiah Bartlett (Declaration of Independence signer)
Josiah Wedgwood (English potter)
Josiah "Jed" Bartlet ("The West Wing" character)
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