Josua name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: j(o)-sua
Meaning: Yahweh is Salvation and God Helps
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What does Josua mean?

Rare boy name Josua is originated from Hebrew, meaning of Josua is "The Lord is Salvation or God Helps" is predominantly used in German, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, English and Finnish. Josua is a variant form of Josva.

Josva is form of The Hebrew Name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ = God is Salvation in Nordic language. Josua is form of widely accepted, biblical and everlasting Joshua. Also Joshua is English form of Josva.

Meaning of Joshua is Yahweh is Salvation and God Helps is originated from Hebrew.

How do I pronounce Josua?

The two syllabled name Josua is pronounced, j(o)-sua.

Variants of Josua

Iesous, Jeschua, Josuah, Joshua, Josva, Giosia, Yoshua, Joss, Aaronjoshua, Joshuaalexander, Joshva

How popular is the name Josua?

Josua is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1971 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1985, it ranked 1413rd when 50 boys were named Josua.

There are over 760 babies that have been given the name Josua in United States. Josua is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 41 years of use, it could not make it big.

There are over 456 babies that have been given the name Josua in France. During its 21 years of usage in Switzerland, it had made up to just the top 300 boy names.

Over 272 babies in Switzerland have been named Josua.

Josua is a rare baby name in England and Wales and may not be used now and also in Belgium. But Josua is a popular baby name in Indonesia where every 1 in 50000 have the name.

At least, 10000 people globally have carried Josua as their given name according to our research.

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Josua in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Josua

You like to go back to your past and fix your mistakes in your head. Make people feel responsible for their actions so they wouldn't hurt someone else the same way again. You love people back but not with the same intensity they love and care about you. Stick with your goals and don't give up until you become proud of yourself. When it comes to life goals and career, you always give your best.

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  •  Annica - Of Hebrew origin, Unfamiliar Annica is a baby girl name specifically used in Swedish, Norwegian and German, Annica means "He (God) Was Gracious"
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Famous people named Josua

  • Josua Bengtson is notable for his acting in movie Girl from Stormy Croft


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  5. Office fédéral de la statistique,
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