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


Yoshua is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Yoshua?

Yoshua is a form of the name Joshua, which derived from the Hebrew name Yehoshua, also Jehoschua or Yĕhōšúa (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ). By the way, the name Jesus is of the same root.

What does the name Yoshua mean?

Yoshua 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).

Pronunciation of Yoshua

Variants of the name Yoshua

Joschua Joshua Yoschua

Popularity of the name Yoshua

The name Yoshua is ranked #752 overall.

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