Joshua Name Meaning & Origin

Joshua

Pronunciation: JAH-shoo-ə (key)

Origin of the name Joshua:

Derived from the Hebrew Yehoshua, which is from yehōshū’a (Jehovah is help, God is salvation). The name is born in the Bible by Moses’ successor, who led the children of Israel into the Promised Land. Short: Josh.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Josh, Joshuah, Josue, Josué

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Joshua Roylance is the best Joshua ever in the whole wide world

Personal experiences with the name Joshua

Has a cock the size of the sun!
Gives great sex

Nicknames for Joshua

Jishwa
Joshwaaa
Baby bear
Honey bear
Joooshwoooo

Meanings and history of the name Joshua
Famous real-life people named Joshua

Joshua Moore, guitarist for the band We Came As Romans
Joshua Peck, popular actor
Joshua Dun, drummer of the band twenty øne
Joshua Roylance, F1 driver for Mercedes, also boyfriend.

Joshua in song, story & screen

Hello my baby- Don Meehan
I.F.L.Y (I fucking love you)- Bazzi
I believe in a think called love- the darkness
Falling for you- the 1975
Still into you- paramore
Be together- Ni Ni
Paris in the rain- Lauv
LOVE. - Kendrick Lamar

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