Joshua is a ♂ boy’s name.
Joshua is a biblical name. He was a companion of Moses. The name Joshua derived from the Hebrew name Yehoshua, also Jehoschua or Yĕhōšúa (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ). By the way, the name Jesus is of the same root.
Joshua means “He saves” or “Yahweh/God is salvation” (from “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “yasha’/יָשַׁע’” = to save/deliver/rescue or “shua’/שׁוּעַ” = a cry for help).
The name Joshua is ranked #154 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.
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