What does Josh mean?
Josh is a very popular first name for males (#437 out of 1220, Top 36%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#55732 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Josh for boys. Josh reached its apex position of #357 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Joshua (#25 a year ago), Joshuah and Josue (#269) are the popular variation forms of Josh. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5433%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.4265%, down 21.5%), with the version Josh becoming less fashionable. Joshua (#25) and Josue (#269) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, with Joshua undergoing a rebound in popularity. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Josh and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)