Yoshua

Yoshua - A very unique male name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Yoshua appeared on the charts for the first time in 2005 on position #4197. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Yoshua and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Yoshua? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Yoshua. The baby boy name Yoshua was given to 5 baby boys in 2012, ranking #4331 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 328,212 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Yoshua peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2008 on position 3170.



Famous with this name

Yoshua Okon
Yoshua Berkowitz
Yoshua Jones


How would you rate Yoshua, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (2 people)


Yoshua is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Yoshua is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,875 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,875.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Yoshua is where you live.


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Yoshua origin and meaning

Yoshua is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Yoshua, pop culture references for the name Yoshua and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Yoshua

We've found the following names that sound similar to Yoshua, sorted by popularity.

Yash / Yehoshua / Yoshio / Yeshua / Yukio / Yeshaya / Yasuo / Yossi / Yuki / Yishai /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20124331
20104378
20094488
20083170
20054197

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2875

Even more about Yoshua


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Yoshua a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Yoshua?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2008
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Yoshua
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 328,212
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 2005
2012 births +5

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