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What does Joushua mean?

Joushua Pronunciation of Joushua [joushua] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Joushua means "Jehovah is salvation". Joushua is a variant form of Joshua (Hebrew): short version of Jehoshua.


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

Creative forms:
(male) Joucho, Jushua, ..

(female) Jousa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joushua Luis (J.L.), ..

How popular is Joushua?

Joushua is a rare given name for males. Joushua is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Joushua (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Joshua (#33 in 2015), Josue (#271), Josh (#1413), Joshuah and Josua. These forms of Joushua reached the apex of their popularity in the 1980s (average #764) and have become much less conventional since (#1143, 73%), with versions such as Josh becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Joushua is pronounced similarly to Jasha. Other suggested similar names are Joash, Josia, Justus and Nashua. Like Joushua, these names are not commonly used.

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