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Jehoshua

What does Jehoshua mean?

Jehoshua Pronunciation of Jehoshua [je-hoshua] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Jehoshua means "Jehovah is salvation". Jehoshua is a version of Joshua (Hebrew): short version of Jehoshua. See also Jesus.

Variations

4 alternative forms via Joshua: Joshuah, Josua, Joushua and Yehoshua.

Creative forms:
(male) Jenshua, Johoshua, ..

(female) Jehona, Jehosa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jehoshua Kain (J.K.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Jehoshua (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Jesus (#128 in recent rankings), Joshua (#33), Joshuah, Josua and Yehoshua. Usage of these forms of Jehoshua was at its most widespread in the 1980s (usage of 2.3%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.7%, down 70.5%), with the form Joshua becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jesus, Joshua, Joshuah, Josua, Yehoshua in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Jasha, Jehu, Jenshian (see Gentian), Jesous, Jessup, Josh, Josia, Josue, Jozua and Nashua. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jehoshua.

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