What does Yehoshua mean?
Yehoshua \ye-hoshua, yeho-shua\ as a boys' name. Yehoshua's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Yehoshua means "Jehovah is salvation". Yehoshua is a derivative of Joshua (Hebrew): short form of Jehoshua.
Yehoshua is a rare first name for men. Yehoshua is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Yehoshua and affiliated names. Josh, Joshua (#25 last year), Joshuah and Josue (#269) are the popular varying forms of Yehoshua (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5433%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.4265%, down 21.5%), with the form Josh becoming less trendy. Joshua (#25) and Josue (#269) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here, and there is a rebound in baby name popularity for Joshua. (2014 Birth Statistics)