Meaning: God is Salvation
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
In 2017 the name Joshua...
• was given to 8,239 baby boys
• was the 39th most popular name for baby boys
• was 60% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Deleware, Alabama, and Hawaii
• was least popular in South Dakota, Maine, and New Hampshire
Babies Named Joshua Born Per Year
Created by BabyNameInstitute.com
Historically the name Joshua...
• achieved it's highest popularity in 1985
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1953
• is 5129% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 64% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Joshua Per State
Geographically the name Joshua...
• 13% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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