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Joshua is a Baby Boy Name

Find out the meaning behind the name Joshua.

In the Old Testament, Joshua fought the battle of Jericho (hence, the song) and led the Isrealites to the Promised Land. The Book of Joshua bears his name. According to legend, Mormon pioneers named the rare desert trees in California’s Joshua Tree National Park after the biblical figure. The gentle-sounding Joshua is a perennial boys name favorite among parents, so be forewarned that yours may not be the only Joshua running around the block.

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