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What does Josue mean?

Josue Pronunciation of Josue [jo-sue] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Josue means "Jehovah increases; Jehovah is salvation". Josue is an alternate spelling of Joseph (Hebrew). Biblical: the son of Jacob who. Josue is also a variant of Joshua (Hebrew): short transcription of Jehoshua.

Variations

28 relations via Joseph, Joshua: Iosef, Iosep, Iosif, Iosip, Jessup, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josephe, Josh, Joshuah, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josua, Joszef, Joushua, Jozef, Jozua, Yusuf and Yusup.

Creative forms:
(male) Jasue, Jesue, ..

(female) Josa, Jote, ..

Middle name pairings:
Josue Davis (J.D.), ..

How popular is Josue?

Josue is a somewhat popular first name for males (#767 out of 1220, Top 63%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#46758 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Josue entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #181 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #271 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey (#758 via latest list), Jose (#80), Josef (#1703), Joseph (#21), Josh (#1413), Joshua (#33), Joshuah, Josua and Yusuf (#592) are the prominent varying forms of Josue (#271 via latest list). These relations of Josue were popular with parents 4 decades ago (adoption of 4.36%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 1.5%, down 65.5%), with forms such as Jody becoming less fashionable. Joseph is the continual favorite, though Yusuf has grown popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josue, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joey, Jose, Josef, Joseph, Josh in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Josue is alike in pronunciation to Jesse, Jessey, Jessie, Jessy and Josiah. Other suggested similar names are Jase, Jasun, Jesus, Jobe, Joe, Jonte, Jorge, Jorie, Jorje, Josia, Jove, Juste and Roque. These names tend to be less frequently used than Josue.

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