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What does Josua mean?

Josua Pronunciation of Josua as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Josua is "Jehovah is salvation". Josua is an alternate spelling of Joshua (Hebrew): pet form of Jehoshua.



RELATIONS VIA JOSHUA Jehoshua, Josh, Joshuah, Joss, Josue, Joushua, Jozua

(male) Jasua, ..

(female) Josa, ..

Josua Noel (J.N.), ..

How popular is Josua?

Josua is a rare given name for men. Josua is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Josua was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #1813 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Joshua (#41 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Josue (#225), Josh (#1514) and Joshuah are the prominent variation forms of Josua appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Josua were favored as baby names 4 decades ago (AVERAGE #764) and are now much less common (#1156, 77% LESS USAGE), with versions such as Joshua falling out of fashion. Joshua is the longstanding favorite, although Josue appears to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josua, Josh, Joshua, Joshuah, Josue in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Josua is pronounced similarly to Josia. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Jasha, Jasun, Jesus, Jona, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josiah, Josias, Josif and Josip. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josua.

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