Baby name Joshua
Meaning:god is salvation
Pronunciation:joh shoo ah
Description: Borne in the Bible by the Israelite leader who took command of the Children of Israel after the death of Moses and led the after many battles, to take possession of the Promised Land. The name, long favoured by Jews and Nonconformist Christians, enjoyed a great surge in popularity in the 1990s. Well known bearers of the name include American-born violinist Joshua Bell and actor Joshua Hartnett.
Statistics for Joshua
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Joshua' was given to 125.586 Boys, representing 1,96% of the total 6.402.657 Boys registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Joshua'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Joshua' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Joshua' varied from 3.394 to 8.190 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Joshua'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Joshua' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Joshua' varied from rank 2 to 16.