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

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yeshua

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Wisconsin, U.S. says the name Yeshua is of Hebrew origin and means "Salvation or The LORD saves".
  2. A user from Indonesia says the name Yeshua is of Hebrew origin and means "Jehovah our salvation".
  3. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Yeshua is of Hebrew origin and means "Jehovah has become our salvation".
  4. 2 submissions from Ghana and the United States agree the name Yeshua means "The Lord Saves" and is of Hebrew origin.
  5. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Yeshua is of Aramaic origin and means "God with us".
  6. A submission from Philippines says the name Yeshua means "Name of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  7. According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Yeshua is of Hebrew origin and means "Deliverer, rescuer and Savior".
  8. According to a user from New Zealand, the name Yeshua is of Hebrew origin and means "SAVIOUR".
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From Biblical Hebrew יֵשׁוּעַ‎ (Yēšū́a, “Jesus” or “Joshua”). Cognate directly equivalent to Jesus via Latin Iēsus and Ancient Greek Ἰησοῦς (Iēsoûs) from nearly identical Aramaic יֵשׁוּע‎‎ (Yēšū́ʿ). Cognate to Joshua from related variant Hebrew form יְהוֹשֻׁעַ‎ (Yĕhōšúa, “Joshua”).

  1. Jesus
  2. Joshua

Notable Persons Named Yeshua

Notable Persons Named Yeshua

Yeshua Soria

Yeshua Soria is an athlete for the Pachuca Puerto Rico.


Fun Facts about the name Yeshua

  • How Popular is the name Yeshua? Yeshua is the 7,554th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yeshua have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,766 babies born with the first name Yeshua in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yeshua 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 Yeshua? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yeshua first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yeshua is Sunday, May 15th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Yeshua born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yeshua was in 2016 with a total of 148 babies.
  • Random Yeshua Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yeshua is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Florida have the same name in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Yeshua: The name spelled backwards is Auhsey. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Asyheu. How do you pronounce that?
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