Name Josh Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Josh


Josh is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Josh

Josh is a short variant of the Hebrew name Joshua.

What is the meaning of the name Josh?

Josh means “Yahweh is salvation” (from “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “yasha’/יָשַׁע’” = to save).

Pronunciation of Josh

Variants of the name Josh

Josch Yosh

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Popularity of the name Josh

The name Josh is ranked #1817 overall.

Josh in the Top 50 Names

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