What does Jehoshua mean?
Jehoshua /je-ho-shua/ 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 recent rankings), Joshua (#25) and Joshuah. Other forms, like Josua, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jehoshua was at its most widespread in the year 2002 (usage of 0.64%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.62%, down 3.5%). Jesus has historically been preferred by parents, although Joshua seems to be gaining popularity too. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jehoshua and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Jascha, Jasha, Jesiah, Jess, Jesse, Jessey, Jessie, Jessy, Joash, Joos, Jose, Josh, Josia, Josiah, Joss, Josue and Jozua. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jehoshua.