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Opinions on the name Josiah?

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user1494812234 Mon 15-May-17 18:33:50

My partners name is Joseph so he's called joe for short, thinking so will Josiah! What do you think of the name?

NataliaOsipova Mon 15-May-17 18:35:56

Reminds me of the West Wing! President Bartlett was Josiah, but was called Jed for short.

Wolfiefan Mon 15-May-17 18:36:53

So dad is Joe and son will be Joe? I wouldn't.

user1494812234 Mon 15-May-17 18:39:07

Second name will be Antonio
So Josiah Antonio then his last name?

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user1494812234 Mon 15-May-17 18:41:31

If you have no interest on my post then please don't click on it and waste your time with a stupid post..thanks 😊

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Lweji Mon 15-May-17 18:45:51

He'd be named after a great president. grin

HoobleDooble Mon 15-May-17 18:46:31

DH's grandad was a Josiah, I love the name.

WanderingTrolley1 Mon 15-May-17 18:47:02

Love it!

Lweji Mon 15-May-17 18:47:14

Could the short name be Josh? That would be almost as good as Jed. smile

Buglife Mon 15-May-17 18:51:05

I love it! Bartlett for America! It's a nice old fashioned biblical name which can have a few shortenings so it can sound more informal too. My son has a fairly long biblical name which gets shortened to something we call him every day, everyone says how lovely his full name is as well.

YouWhatMate Mon 15-May-17 19:20:12

I like it a lot. But two points:

1. Yes I do think it will be shortened to Joe by most people.
2. Josiah Antonio don't go great together in my opinion because of the A sounds running into each other. I would want the second name to begin with a consonant.

Lweji Mon 15-May-17 19:39:20

Would you be brave enough to have Bartlet as middle name?

BlueEyeGreenEye Mon 15-May-17 20:19:27

I know a Jasiah, always thought it was a strange name, but he was foreign.

chipsandpeas Mon 15-May-17 20:22:40

Would you be brave enough to have Bartlet as middle name?

grin

NataliaOsipova Mon 15-May-17 21:23:38

chipsandpeas Love it! grin

NataliaOsipova Mon 15-May-17 21:24:20

Sorry Lweji - just realised it was your suggestion. Genius!

Sophronia Mon 15-May-17 21:27:31

Love it! I've also heard Jos/Joss and Siah as nns.

Railgunner1 Tue 16-May-17 13:41:41

Love it!
reminds me of Magnificent Seven

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