What does Jehoshua mean?
Jehoshua /je-ho-shua/ [4 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Jehoshua means "Jehovah is salvation". Jehoshua is a version, with the prefix Je-, of Joshua (Hebrew): short version of Jehoshua. See also Jesus.
How popular is Jehoshua?
Jehoshua is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jehoshua is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Jehoshua (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 are Jesus (#111 in 2014), Josh, Joshua (#25), Joshuah and Josue (#269). Forms like Josua are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.616%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.519%, down 15.7%), 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. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jehoshua and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)