What does Joshuah mean?
Joshuah /jo-shuah/ [3 sylls.] as a name for boys. Joshuah's root is Hebrew, and Joshuah means "Jehovah is salvation". Joshuah is an alternate spelling of Joshua (Hebrew): short version of Jehoshua. Compare last name Jauch.
How popular is Joshuah?
Joshuah is an uncommon given name for males. Joshuah is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Joshuah for boys. Joshuah was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #977 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Josh, Joshua (#25 last year) and Josue (#269) are the prominent related forms of Joshuah rated in the Top 1000. Forms like Joushua are uncommon. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5433%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.4265%, ▼21.5%), with the version Josh becoming less fashionable. Joshua (#25) and Josue (#269) are two of the more trendy boy names in this list, and there is a revival in baby name usage for Joshua. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Joshuah and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Josiah. This name tends to be more commonly used than Joshuah.