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What does Yehoshua mean?

Yehoshua [ye-ho-shua] as a boys' name. Yehoshua's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Yehoshua means "Jehovah is salvation". Yehoshua is a version of Joshua (Hebrew): short version of Jehoshua.


Yehoshua has 1 related form via Joshua: Jehoshua.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Yahoshua, Yeshua, ..

(female) Yehona, Yehose, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Yehoshua for boys. 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. (2014 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.

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Yehoshua and affiliated names. Joshua (#25 from recent data) is the only other popular varying form of Yehoshua listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Yehoshua were popular 3 decades ago (usage of 2.15%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.57%, 73.7% 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.