What secrets hide behind “Joshua” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Joshua” is of Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.
Your name in reverse order is “Auhsoj.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Ujoahs.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Joshua’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Joshua is a name that infers you are compromising, passive, and more likely to follow than to lead type of person. You prefer to be in the background rather than up front and center. You are sensitive, tactful, diplomatic, and a team player. You can easily understand the emotions and thoughts of other people.
Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.
When people hear the name Joshua, they perceive you as someone who is dignified, well-dressed, outstanding, self-sufficient, and impressive. You come off as someone who is not a push-over. The use of bright and cheerful colors may be your fashion style. People recognize you as being a pioneer with your ideas of how to do things. Try not to appear as being too aggressive and intimidating to others.
You are all about justice - fairness and balance in everything. Being an exceptional friend to someone makes you happy and comfortable. Most often than not, you prefer to lead than to follow.
Your most likely vocation: doctor, pharmacist, electronic engineer, teacher, banker, musician, artist, designer, consultant, nurse, book-keeper, secretary.
Lucky colors: All greens, white, and shades of white such as cream
Lucky gem(s): Pearl, jade, cat’s-eye, moonstone
Lucky day(s): Monday
Lucky botanicals: Cabbage, chicory, lettuce, plantain, melon, turnips, cucumber
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“Joshua” is the third most popular baby boy’s name in North Carolina as reported in the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 865 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2004. A total of 24,324 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1989 with a total of 44,091 babies. That’s a lot of baby Joshuas.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Joshua” was recorded 1,214,928 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Joshuas to occupy the country of Cyprus with an estimated population of 1,198,427.
The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 57 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1971 with a rank of #79 nationwide and was registered 3,650 times as a baby boy’s name. Joshua became a popular boy’s name in the state of Iowa in the year 1980. It ranked #1 with 828 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1990 in the state of California with 4,302 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Rhode Island for 52 years from 1965 to 2018 (may not be consecutive).
For the past nine decades (1929 to 2018), the name “Joshua” was recorded 1,211,938 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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