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What does Yehoshua mean?

Yehoshua Pronunciation of Yehoshua [yehoshua] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Yehoshua means "Jehovah is salvation". Yehoshua is a version of Joshua (Hebrew): short version of Jehoshua.


1 related form via Joshua: Jehoshua.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Yehoshua Grayden (Y.G.), ..

How popular is Yehoshua?

Yehoshua is a rare first name for men. Yehoshua is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Yehoshua was first listed in 1999 and reached its highest rank of #1759 in the U.S. in the year 2010, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yehoshua name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yehoshua outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Joshua (#33 from recent data) is the only other popular varying form of Yehoshua listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Yehoshua were popular 4 decades ago (usage of 2.15%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.51%, 76.2% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yehoshua, Joshua in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Josua, Joushua, Nashua and Yehuda. Like Yehoshua, these names are not commonly used.

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