Usage: Josh, of Hebrew origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Josh are in general originating from Israel, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Josh across the world, see Joshua.
Meaning: God rescues, God saves
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 7.
Qualities: Philosophical, Spiritual
Ruling planet: Neptune
The name Josh is ranked on the 52nd position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 6935500 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.096% of the population. The name Josh has four characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Josh for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
We do not have a name day for Josh.
History and Origin
English: short form of Joshua, occasionally used as an independent given name.
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