Meaning and name origin
Jehoshua \je-hoshua, jeho-shua\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jehoshua is "Jehovah is salvation". Jehoshua is a variant of Joshua (Hebrew): short form of Jehoshua. See also Jesus.
Jehoshua is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jehoshua and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Joshua (#25) and Jesus (#111). (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Yehoshua. Like Jehoshua, this name is not commonly used.