Josh Name Meaning

Josh meaning

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Variant Names of Josh:

Joshua.,  Joash,  Ash,  Jasha,  Josiah and Josia.

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Josh name was top ranked at 943 position in American during year 1936and most recently ranked at 57 position in American during year 2012


Name Josh has been Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 1864 position. 16258 numbers of people were named Josh so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Josh

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The masculine name Josh is a short form of Joshua, which is taken from the Hebrew name Yehoshu’a that means “Yahweh is salvation”. The name was given to one of the spies that was sent into Canaan by Moses in the Old Testament. Joshua succeeded Moses after his death and became the leader of the Israelites. Since the Protestant Reformation, the name has been used as an English name.

Even the name Jesus is taken from a Greek translation of the Aramaic version of Yeshu’a, and this was the true name of Jesus.

Josh Numerology :
Personality No. 1. People with name Josh have leadership qualities. They act in a manner that they receive accolade. They are domineering & pushy. They have inordinate self-esteem. Person with Josh having 1 as Personality number are independent & are not afraid of exploring new avenues. They may be self-centered & arrogant. They are restless & create new things. They are physically strong. More Numerology

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  • Short Form Of Joshua .In the Old Testament, Joshua was chosen to succeed Moses as leader of the Israelites for their journey to the Promised Land.

  • Name is the short form of Joshua.came from the Hebrew name “Yehoshu'a” means Yahweh is salvation”.

Name Analysis of Josh

Character Analysis of Josh : Persons with the name Josh, like to be in charge, whether that be upfront or from behind the scenes. They like to control and are generally quite sure of themselves. They can be very talented ‘actors’ in life and can put on the persona they wish others to see and believe.

Love Life of Josh : Person like that their partner should inspire not only sexually but also at the level of intellect. Persons love to precede intercourse with dinners in candlelight.

Name Letter Analysis of Josh

J : Persons make an exemplary friend and try hard to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

S : Persons are a real charmer

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Josh

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Josh is Makar and Moon sign associated with the name Josh is Capricorn.

The name Josh has Earth element. Saturn is the Ruling Planet for the name Josh . The name Josh having moon sign as Capricorn is represented by The Mountain Sea-Goat and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Josh are optimistic and determined. They are full of life. They can easily compromise in difficult situations.

Other name options, having Capricorn moon sign are name starting with : Ja, Ji, Ju,Khi, Je, Khu, Khoo, Jo, Khe, Kho, Jn, Jw, Jy, Kh.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Josh

The name Josh is suitable for baby born in Sravana nakshatra

Sravana Nakshatra:

Lord: Chandra (Moon)
Symbol : Ear or Three Footprints
Deity : Vishnu, preserver of universe
Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Makara
Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Aquarius
Other name options, having Sravana nakashatra are name starting with : Ju, Khi, Je, Khu, Jo, Khe, Gha, Kho.

Famous Name Josh

  • Josh Holloway,

    Holloway's ambition for acting led him to Los Angeles, where he landed a role in the comedy Doctor Benny. He followed up with lead roles in the movies Mi amigo, Moving August and Cold Heart. Following these roles, he gained recognition for his lead role i


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