Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:3579
Meaning:Jehovah is salvation
Josh is a popular boy’s name that is Hebrew in origin. It is a truncated version of Joshua, which comes from the Hebrew name Yehoshua, a central figure in the Jewish Bible and Christian Old Testament. This derivation, combined with its meaning, “Jehovah is salvation,” makes Josh a powerful choice for religious families of many faiths. Today, Josh can be used as a nickname for Joshua or as a given name in its own right.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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