What does Joshuah mean?
Joshuah /jo-shuah/ 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 2 years ago) and Josue (#269) are the prominent related forms of Joshuah rated in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Joushua, are uncommon. These relations of Joshuah were favored by parents during the years 1980-1989 (average #456) and are somewhat less widespread today (#573, ▼21.5%). Joshua has generally been a favorite of parents, though Josue has also become trendy as well, while Josh is no longer trendy. 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.