• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God Is My Salvation

What is the meaning of the name Joshua?

The name Joshua is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means God Is My Salvation.

In the Bible, Joshua was chosen by God to be the leader of the 12 tribes.

Famous Joshuas include Josh Groban, singer/actor. Josh Hutcherson, actor. Josh Brolin, actor. Josh Duhamel, actor. Josh Hartnett, actor. Josh Holloway, actor. Josh Turner, singer.

Different Spellings of the name Joshua:


People who like the name Joshua also like:

Liam, Ethan, Caleb, Benjamin, Elijah, Matthew, Jacob, Elizabeth, Abigail, Charlotte, Hannah, Emma, Olivia, Sophia

Names like Joshua:

Jakai, Joey, Joao, Jesse, Jessica, Jacquez, Jasey, Jessie, Jack, Jessa, Jesus, Josiah, Jaya, Jay, Jacey, Jaka, Jachai, Jose, Joy, Joo, Josue, Jace, Jie, Jozi, Jaysha, Jecca, Joykiss, Jo, Joe, Jag

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Joshua Duggar - son of Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar , born 1988

Stats for the Name Joshua

checkmark Joshua is currently #89 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Joshua is currently #60 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Joshua:

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1. Potential for confusion or mistaken identity due to the popularity of the name Joshua.
2. Difficulty in standing out or being unique among other individuals with the same name.
3. Potential teasing or nicknaming based on common associations with the name Joshua.
4. Cultural or religious connotations associated with the name may not align with personal beliefs or values.
5. Limited options for alternative spellings or variations of the name Joshua, which may be desired for individuality purposes.