Popularity today: #3
Style: Biblical, New Classics
Variants: Joshuah, Josue
Sisters: Jessica, Rachel, Lauren, Sarah, Samantha
Brothers: Aaron, Jeremy, Zachary, Seth, Jonathan
Joshua joins Jacob at the head of the pack of wildly popular Old Testament names. The full name is quaintly rough-hewn, suggesting horse-drawn plows and logs ready for splitting, while the nickname Josh is full of fun. Sensitive/manly, fit for any occasion.