Meaning of Joshua
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Joshua has the following meaning:
God is salvation.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby boy name, Joshua is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 3 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Joshua fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 2 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 6 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Joshua in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Joshua is pronounced as jaw-shoo-ah
The following names are baby names related to Joshua and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Joshua: Boys - Heber
, Girls - Nuria
, Both genders - Daniel
Popular Variants for the name Joshua: Josh
Common nicknames for the name Joshua are: Josh
We think the name Joshua should fall under the following style category: Everlasting
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Joshua to be: Tall, suave and sexy chap
In one word, you might describe Joshua as a(n) "suave
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