[ syll. yos-hua, yo-sh-ua ] The baby boy name Yoshua is pronounced as YOW-SHuwAH †. Yoshua has its origins in the Hebrew language and it is used largely in English. Yoshua is a derivative of the English Joshua.
Yoshua is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly related to Yoshua, Joshua was the most frequently used.
Baby names that sound like Yoshua include Yaasai (Hebrew), Yasuji (Japanese), Yasuo (Japanese), Yasushi (Japanese), Yasuzo (Japanese), Yeghia (Armenian), Yesha'ya (Hebrew), Yeshaia (Hebrew), Yeshaiah (English), Yeshaya, Yeshua (Hebrew and Yiddish), Yishai (Hebrew), Yogee, Yogi (English), Yoshiki (Japanese), Yoshio (Japanese), Yoshiya (Hebrew), Yosuke (Japanese), Yukiko (Japanese), and Yukio (Japanese).
† approx pronunciation for Yoshua: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"