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)
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). 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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.