Home > Jozua

Jozua

What does Jozua mean?

Jozua Pronunciation of Jozua [jozua] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Jozua is "Jehovah is salvation". Jozua is a version of Joshua (Hebrew): short variation of Jehoshua.

Variations

6 related forms via Joshua: Josh, Joshuah, Joss, Josua, Josue and Joushua.

Creative forms:
(male) Jazua, Jozuai, ..

(female) Jocey, Joma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jozua Peyton (J.P.), ..

How popular is Jozua?

Jozua is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jozua is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Joshua (#33 the previous year), Josue (#271), Josh (#1413), Joshuah and Josua are the popular varying forms of Jozua (not ranked). These relations of Jozua were popular as baby names 35 years ago (average #764) and have become much less common since (#1143, 73.2%), with versions like Joshua becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Jozua is alike in pronunciation to Josiah and Joziah. Other suggested similar names are Jona, Josia and Jozef. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jozua.

See names
in meaning and etymology.

[Top]