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Meaning and Name Origin

Jehoshua \je-hoshua, jeho-shua\ as a name for boys. The name Jehoshua means "Jehovah is salvation". Jehoshua is a derivative of Joshua (Hebrew): short form of Jehoshua. Scarce as a birth name for males. See also Jesus.


Jehoshua has 8 alternative forms via Joshua: Josh, Joshuah, Joss, Josua, Josue, Joushua, Jozua and Yehoshua.


Jehoshua is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jehoshua is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jehoshua and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Jehoshua (#unlisted) are Jesus (#111 in 2014), Josh, Joshua (#25), Joshuah and Josue (#269). Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1980-1989 and has become significantly less since, with the form Josh becoming less trendy. Jesus (#111), Joshua (#25) and Josue (#269) are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list, with Joshua going through a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jesus, Josh, Joshua, Joshuah, Josue in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josh, Joshua outside U.S.