Name Joshua

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Joshua

Joshua is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Joshua

Joshua is an English variant of the Hebrew name Yehoshu’a (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ). It is a biblical name, Joshua was a companion of Moses. By the way, the name Jesus derived from that name. Jesus is an English form of the Latin name Iesus, which derived from the Greek name Iesous (Ἰησοῦς), which itself is a variant of the Hebrew name Yehoshu’a (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ).

Meaning of Joshua

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

Pronunciation of Joshua

Variants of the name Joshua

Joschua Yoschua Yoshua

Joshua in the categories

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Name Statistic: Joshua is ranked #156 overall ↓ -8

  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 107 ↓ -5
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 114 ↓ -12
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 157 ↓ -2
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 161 ↑ 7
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 209 ↑ 1
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 274 ↓ -11
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 281 ↓ -32
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 292 ↓ -13
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 319 ↑ 45
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 359 ↓ -16
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 384 ↓ -11
  • 🇫🇷 France: 399 ↓ -7
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 410 ↓ -35
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 439 ↑ 25
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 468 ↑ 3
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 938 ↑ 12
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1311 ↑ 8
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3049 ↓ -36
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8423 ↑↑ 331

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Name Joshua

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