Joshua baby name popularity.

Joshua as a boys name was first used in 1880. It was most popular in the 1980s. It peaked in popularity in 1985 when 42187 baby boys called Joshua were born. There have been 1184722 Joshua's born since 1880 and we estimate 1156041 are still living.

Similar names to Joshua: Josiah, Josh, Jasiah, Joshuah, Jeshua, Jesiah, Jashua, Joshue, Jahsiah.

Joshua is also a girls name.

YearBirthsBirths
per MM
RatioRank
2015 9720 5119 1 / 195 33
2014 10843 5674 1 / 176 25
2013 11784 6255 1 / 160 21
2012 12632 6680 1 / 150 17
2011 13739 7253 1 / 138 14
2010 15425 8056 1 / 124 11
2009 17630 8905 1 / 112 6
2008 19188 9421 1 / 106 4
2007 20642 9960 1 / 100 4
2006 22308 10868 1 / 92 3
2005 23242 11650 1 / 86 3
2004 24188 12198 1 / 82 3
2003 25087 12711 1 / 79 3
2002 25980 13392 1 / 75 3
2001 26009 13397 1 / 75 4
2000 27534 14030 1 / 71 4
1999 27254 14202 1 / 70 4
1998 28086 14701 1 / 68 4
1997 28282 15009 1 / 67 5
1996 29168 15404 1 / 65 5
1995 30715 16141 1 / 62 5
1994 31372 16244 1 / 62 4
1993 33575 17126 1 / 58 4
1992 36213 18138 1 / 55 4
1991 41216 20409 1 / 49 4
1990 43216 21054 1 / 47 4
1989 44086 22042 1 / 45 4
1988 42645 22295 1 / 45 4
1987 39991 21434 1 / 47 4
1986 37535 20396 1 / 49 4
1985 42187 22838 1 / 44 4
1984 40251 22312 1 / 45 4
1983 36703 20482 1 / 49 5
1982 38024 20959 1 / 48 7
1981 39050 21802 1 / 46 6
1980 36061 20213 1 / 49 7
1979 31132 18078 1 / 55 9
1978 25211 15350 1 / 65 12
1977 22078 13431 1 / 74 14
1976 16872 10747 1 / 93 18
1975 14576 9330 1 / 107 26
1974 11605 7377 1 / 136 29
1973 8063 5171 1 / 193 42
1972 5041 3106 1 / 322 59
1971 3650 2063 1 / 485 79
1970 2178 1171 1 / 854 150
1969 1324 740 1 / 1352 196
1968 733 422 1 / 2372 271
1967 566 324 1 / 3082 311
1966 487 273 1 / 3663 340
1965 463 249 1 / 4020 352
1964 392 197 1 / 5085 402
1963 373 184 1 / 5447 415
1962 336 162 1 / 6158 435
1961 352 166 1 / 6030 424
1960 315 148 1 / 6771 454
1959 326 153 1 / 6545 442
1958 277 131 1 / 7656 477
1957 271 126 1 / 7955 469
1956 241 114 1 / 8771 490
1955 244 119 1 / 8435 471
1954 190 93 1 / 10724 529
1953 170 86 1 / 11595 545
1952 176 91 1 / 11044 528
1951 165 88 1 / 11404 530
1950 162 90 1 / 11059 536
1949 183 103 1 / 9693 490
1948 130 74 1 / 13496 584
1947 141 77 1 / 12974 569
1946 113 70 1 / 14369 608
1945 97 72 1 / 13873 611
1944 104 76 1 / 13102 601
1943 95 67 1 / 15020 654
1942 113 82 1 / 12220 584
1941 93 76 1 / 13204 627
1940 90 78 1 / 12877 626
1939 101 91 1 / 10957 568
1938 72 65 1 / 15401 719
1937 92 86 1 / 11591 605
1936 100 96 1 / 10370 576
1935 80 77 1 / 13012 663
1934 106 103 1 / 9739 574
1933 102 103 1 / 9718 569
1932 111 106 1 / 9404 560
1931 95 91 1 / 10939 607
1930 90 82 1 / 12191 647
1929 74 69 1 / 14533 729
1928 118 107 1 / 9386 563
1927 117 104 1 / 9631 569
1926 105 95 1 / 10576 612
1925 109 98 1 / 10238 605
1924 114 101 1 / 9936 595
1923 129 118 1 / 8498 539
1922 124 114 1 / 8777 571
1921 125 113 1 / 8812 562
1920 128 120 1 / 8316 542
1919 139 142 1 / 7051 503
1918 118 116 1 / 8589 552
1917 122 132 1 / 7586 522
1916 99 111 1 / 8991 581
1915 136 160 1 / 6240 472
1914 87 133 1 / 7526 528
1913 78 152 1 / 6571 492
1912 60 140 1 / 7166 507
1911 43 190 1 / 5255 446
1910 44 227 1 / 4414 396
1909 28 171 1 / 5857 487
1908 29 188 1 / 5322 452
1907 26 177 1 / 5647 457
1906 27 203 1 / 4932 424
1905 18 136 1 / 7351 549
1904 19 148 1 / 6743 492
1903 21 176 1 / 5678 451
1902 17 139 1 / 7215 521
1901 22 207 1 / 4840 399
1900 36 239 1 / 4180 365
1899 24 226 1 / 4426 376
1898 39 318 1 / 3146 298
1897 29 257 1 / 3888 346
1896 30 251 1 / 3986 352
1895 29 247 1 / 4048 340
1894 24 207 1 / 4824 376
1893 23 205 1 / 4883 371
1892 41 336 1 / 2976 284
1891 24 237 1 / 4216 349
1890 24 216 1 / 4626 358
1889 33 298 1 / 3351 294
1888 50 414 1 / 2417 245
1887 41 404 1 / 2474 247
1886 55 496 1 / 2014 228
1885 43 399 1 / 2507 251
1884 41 358 1 / 2791 265
1883 55 526 1 / 1902 202
1882 50 440 1 / 2274 235
1881 40 397 1 / 2519 244
1880 57 516 1 / 1938 211