Line Chart Joshua

Eloquent • Honest • Broad-Minded

Name
Meaning:

  • The Lord Is My Salvation

  • National
    Origins:

  • Hebrew

  • Fun Facts

    Biblical Name: Moses Successor Who Led Israel's People To The Promised Land.

    Joshua Name Popularity


    Boys vs Girls

    99.6%
    Male

    0.4%
    Female

    Joshua is predominantly a boys name, with 0.4% of Joshuas being girls, and 99.6% being boys.

    In the United States there have been a total of 1230604 males named Joshua, and 4975 females given the name

    Popularity of Joshua by state:

    This chart shows the maximum percentage of babys named Joshua in each state. Lighter colors indicate higher percentages and popularity, while lower colors indicate less popularity.
    Lighter = More Popular
    Darker = Less Popular
    Blank States = Few to None

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    Names Similar to Joshua

    Rank Name Global Rank
    1. Jack 53
    2. Josiah 76
    3. Jace 115
    4. Jose 118
    5. Jesus 231
    6. Jayce 241
    7. Jesse 308
    8. Jax 395

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    Joshua: Baby name popularity graph, 1880-2019


    The below graph, labeled 'Percentage named Joshua' is a graph showing the overall ranking of the boys name Joshua in the USA from 1880-2019. 1 being the highest and most popular, 40337 being the lowest and least used. Through these years over 40337 unique total names have been given to boys living in the United States so far. Joshua's average ranking is 567.22, with it's highest ever rank being #. Joshua has reach the top 10 most popular boys name 32 times, and has reached the top hundred names 51 times.

    Joshua has been used in the United States ever since 1880, with over 1235579 boys given the name in the past 200 years. Joshua gained the most popularity as a baby name in 1979, when it's usage went up by 117.72%. During this year, 31136 babies were named Joshua, which was 0.952% of the baby boys born in the USA that year. The most the names popularity ever grew to was 1.199%, in this year alone more than 44000 boys were named Joshua.

    Popular 'J' Names for Boys

    Boys names starting with 'J'

    Listed below are the 20 most commonly used baby names begining with J. These boys names are ordered by their overall popularity of recently named babies in the United states. Also listed is their their rank compared to other 'J' names, their over all rank among all boy names, the total number of baby boys expected to be given this name in 2019, and the total percentage of boys given this name.

    Name 'J-Name' Rank Overall Rank Total Named Percentage named
    James 1. 8. 14776 0.408%
    Jacob 2. 11. 14416 0.398%
    Jackson 3. 24. 11210 0.31%
    Joseph 4. 28. 10823 0.299%
    Jayden 5. 37. 10063 0.278%
    John 6. 39. 9952 0.275%
    Joshua 7. 47. 9138 0.253%
    Jack 8. 53. 8367 0.231%
    Julian 9. 54. 8333 0.23%
    Jaxon 10. 56. 8054 0.223%
    Josiah 11. 76. 6928 0.191%
    Jonathan 12. 77. 6914 0.191%
    Jeremiah 13. 81. 6546 0.181%
    Jordan 14. 101. 5589 0.154%
    Jace 15. 115. 5169 0.143%
    Jose 16. 118. 5089 0.141%
    Jaxson 17. 126. 4868 0.135%
    Jason 18. 128. 4851 0.134%
    Justin 19. 192. 3542 0.098%
    Juan 20. 208. 3331 0.092%

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