Joshua as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Joshua?

We estimate that there are 1,197,060 people named Joshua who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Joshua is the 15th most common for men, and the 17th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Joshua?

The average person named Joshua is 29.88 years old.

Is Joshua a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

5,040 people named Joshua were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 60th most popular name for boys, and the 103rd most popular overall.

The popularity of Joshua peaked between 2002–2006, when it was the 3rd most popular name for baby boys.

Is Joshua a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Joshua is almost exclusively a male name. 99.6% of people named Joshua are male.

Popularity of Joshua in England

In 2020, Joshua was the 23rd most popular name for boys in England and Wales.