Derived from Yehoshu'a, Joshua is a Hebrew name. This biblical name can be translated to "the Lord is salvation." In the Old Testament, Joshua was an attendant of Moses who was chosen by God to lead the Israelites after Moses died. Joshua is still in the top 20 names for boys and has only slightly decreased in popularity after nearly 30 years as a top 5 name.
Similar Names: Josh, Jeshua
Famous Joshua Names: Joshua Jackson (actor), Joshua Morrow (actor)