Yehoshua name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yehoshua mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yehoshua

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from India says the name Yehoshua means "Shua means salvation. Yehoshua is the real and most loved name of Jesus Christ. His heavenly Father named Him Yehoshua" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Notable Persons Named Yehoshua

Notable Persons Named Yehoshua

Yehoshua Sofer

Yehoshua was born in 1958.

Yehoshua Rabinovitz

Yehoshua was born on November 12th, 1911 in Vishnyeva. He breathed his last breath on August 14th, 1979.

Yehoshua Feigenbaum

Yehoshua Feigenbaum is a soccer player for the Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C., Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., Shimshon Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Jerusalem F.C., Hapoel Ramat Gan Givatayim F.C., Hapoel Haifa F.C., Beitar Ramla F.C., and Israel national football team. Yehoshua was born on December 5th, 1947 in Jaffa.

Yehoshua Cohen

Yehoshua was born in 1922. He breathed his last breath in 1986.

Yehoshua Glazer

Yehoshua Glazer is a soccer player for the Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C., Beitar Nes Tubruk F.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Sektzia Nes Tziona F.C., and Israel national football team. Yehoshua was born on December 29th, 1927 in Tel Aviv.

Yehoshua Yeshaya Neuwirth

Yehoshua was born on February 15th, 1927. He died on June 11th, 2013.

  • Yehoshua Yehudah Leib Diskin
  • Yoshie Fruchter
  • Yehoshua Zettler
  • Yehoshua Stampfer
  • Yehoshua Hartman
  • Yehoshua Bertonov
  • Yehoshua Rokeach

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yehoshua

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yehoshua

A. B. Yehoshua

A. B. Yehoshua is a writer. A. was given the name Avraham B. Yehoshua on December 9th, 1936 in Jerusalem.


Fun Facts about the name Yehoshua

  • How Popular is the name Yehoshua? Yehoshua is the 7,098th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yehoshua have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,956 babies born with the first name Yehoshua in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yehoshua to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yehoshua? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yehoshua first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yehoshua is Tuesday, November 7th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Yehoshua born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yehoshua was in 2019 with a total of 91 babies.
  • Random Yehoshua Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yehoshua is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Yehoshua: The name spelled backwards is Auhsohey. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Heyauosh. How do you pronounce that?
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