What does Moshe mean?
Associated with: savior (defender).
Moshe▲ has 1 variant: Mioshe.Creative forms:
(male) Mashe, Meshe, ..
(female) Moah, Moisha, .. Middle name pairings:
Moshe Deacon (M.D.), ..
How popular is Moshe?
Moshe is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1005 out of 1220, Top 82%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#67936 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Moshe was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #522 in the U.S. in 2013, and is presently at #552. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Moses (#471 the previous year), Moises (#476), Moss, Mose and Moe are the popular alternative forms of Moshe (#552 the previous year). Other forms, like Mioshe, are uncommon. These forms of Moshe were favored as birth names 135 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.1%, ▼31.5%), with forms such as Mose falling out of fashion. Moses has generally been popular among parents, although Moises appears to be getting popular too.
Moshe▲ is alike in pronunciation to Miche. Other recommended names are Ashe, Asshe, Mathe, Misha, Monte▼, Moore, More, Morse, Mosaed, Roche and Rothe. These names tend to be less frequently used than Moshe.See names in meaning and etymology.