Hosea

Hosea - A very unique male name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hosea, meaning salvation, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #556. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hosea and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hosea? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hosea. The baby boy name Hosea was given to 13 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2711 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 126,235 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hosea peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 556.



Famous with this name

Bobby Hosea
Hosea Chanchez
Hosea Ratschiller


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Hosea is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hosea is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #961 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,907.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hosea is where you live.


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Hosea origin and meaning

Hosea is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means salvation. To see famous people named Hosea, pop culture references for the name Hosea and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hosea

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hosea, sorted by popularity.

Hugh / Hugo / Hezekiah / Hayes / Hoke / Hosie / Haig / Hughie / Hayk / Hisao /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122711
20114013
20102699
20083627
20023570
19962905
19952644
19943324
19933318
19912489
19902820
19892578
19862584
19852489
19802287
19791977
19781912
19771622
19751545
19741738
19731432
19721604
19701655
19691724
19681138
19671051
19651400
19641159
1963972
19621107
19611036
19601214
19591276
19581035
19571113
19561086
19551097
19541154
1952979
1951831
19501076
1949899
1948898
19471212
19461019
19441123
1943942
19421187
1941801
1940746
1939923
19381532
1937799
1936840
19351079
1934735
1933854
1932860
1931956
1930926
19291383
1928941
1927727
1926822
1925730
1924909
1923740
19221079
19211002
1920801
1919697
1918898
1917905
1916694
19151000
19141395
1913869
19121043
1910556

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona961
California1907

Even more about Hosea


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hosea a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hosea?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hosea
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 126,235
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +13

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