Joshua
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
JAH-shə-wə/JAW-shwə
Meaning
God is deliverance
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Joshua originates in Hebrew language and means "God is deliverance". Joshua is mentioned in the Bible multiple times, most importantly as the main character of the Book of Joshua in the Hebrew Bible. Currently, it is one of the most popular masculine given names in the United States.

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