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What does Joshuah mean?

Joshuah Pronunciation of Joshuah [joshuah] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and Joshuah means "Jehovah is salvation". Joshuah is an alternate spelling of Joshua (Hebrew): short version of Jehoshua.


6 relations via Joshua: Jehoshua, Josh, Josua, Josue, Joushua and Jozua.

Creative forms:
(male) Jashuah, Jocho, ..


Middle name pairings:
Joshuah Sheldon (J.S.), ..

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)

Joshuah was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #1076 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joshuah name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Josh (#1413 last year), Joshua (#33), Josua and Josue (#271) are the prominent related forms of Joshuah rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jehoshua, are uncommon. These relations of Joshuah were favored by parents 35 years ago (median #764) and are now significantly less widespread (#1143, 73.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joshuah, Josh, Joshua, Josua, Josue in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joshuah is pronounced similarly to Jasha. Other recommended names are Jesiah, Johan, Johar, Jonah, Joseph, Josia, Josiah, Josias, Josquin, Jotham, Joziah and Mosiah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joshuah.

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