What does Josua mean?
(male) Jasua, Jesua, ..
(female) Josuala, Josuane, ..
How popular is Josua?
Josua is a rare given name for men. Josua is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Josua for boys. Josua was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #1813 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the boy name Josua and related names. Joshua (#33 in recent rankings), Josue (#271), Josh (#1413) and Joshuah are the prominent variation forms of Josua appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Josua were favored as baby names 4 decades ago (average #764) and are now much less common (#1143, 73% less usage), with versions such as Joshua falling out of fashion.
Josua is pronounced similarly to Josia. Other suggested similar names are Jasha, Jasun, Jesus, Jona, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josiah▲, Josias, Josif and Josip. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josua.See names in meaning and etymology.