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Josue

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46k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
595
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Josue

"Josue" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "God is Salvation". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
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  1. Misspelling of Josué.

Notable Persons Named Josue

Josué is a soccer player for the S.C. Braga, FC Porto, Padroense F.C., S.C. Covilhã, F.C. Penafiel, VVV-Venlo, F.C. Paços de Ferreira, Bursaspor, Portugal national under-19 football team, Portugal national under-20 football team, and Portugal national under-21 football team. Josué was born on September 17th, 1990 in Ermesinde, Portugal. Josué is also known as Josué.

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Josué de Castro was a writer, physician, geographer, public administrator, diplomat, and activist. Josué was born on September 5th, 1908 in Recife. He passed away on September 24th, 1973.

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Josue Matias is an athlete for the Tennessee Titans. Josue was born on January 6th, 1993 in Dominican Republic.

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Josué Martinez is a soccer player for the Deportivo Saprissa, Philadelphia Union, New York Red Bulls, Santos de Guápiles, CF Universidad de Costa Rica, and Costa Rica national football team. Josué was born on March 25th, 1990 in San José, Costa Rica.

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Josué Sá is a soccer player for the Vitória S.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal, G.D. Chaves, Vitória de Guimarães B, Portugal national under-18 football team, Portugal national under-19 football team, and Portugal national under-20 football team. Josué was born on June 17th, 1992 in Lisbon. Josué is also known as Josué.

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Josue Soto is a soccer player for the FF Jaro, Houston Dynamo, Campbell University, SMU Mustangs, Carolina Dynamo, San Antonio Scorpions, and Chivas USA. Josue was born on January 3rd, 1989 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Josue

Josué is a soccer player for the S.C. Braga, FC Porto, Padroense F.C., S.C. Covilhã, F.C. Penafiel, VVV-Venlo, F.C. Paços de Ferreira, Bursaspor, Portugal national under-19 football team, Portugal national under-20 football team, and Portugal national under-21 football team. Josué was born on September 17th, 1990 in Ermesinde, Portugal. Josué is also known as Josué.

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Steve Josue is an athlete. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Steve was born on April 5th, 1980 in Miami.

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Bulambo was born on February 11th, 1960 in Mwenga Territory.

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Herman Josué is an athlete for the SO Romorantin.

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Princeton Josue is an athlete for the Philippine Navy F.C.

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Jn Pierre Josué is an athlete for the Aigle Noir AC.

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How popular is the baby name Josue in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1924 6 0 6
1929 9 0 9
1932 6 0 6
1933 8 0 8
1934 5 0 5
1935 6 0 6
1936 6 0 6
1937 6 0 6
1938 9 0 9
1939 6 0 6
1940 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1943 5 0 5
1945 6 0 6
1946 11 0 11
1948 9 0 9
1949 8 0 8
1950 13 0 13
1951 10 0 10
1952 16 0 16
1953 11 0 11
1954 9 0 9
1955 10 0 10
1956 22 0 22
1957 19 0 19
1958 24 0 24
1959 24 0 24
1960 20 0 20
1961 34 0 34
1962 20 0 20
1963 37 0 37
1964 34 0 34
1965 35 0 35
1966 41 0 41
1967 42 0 42
1968 38 0 38
1969 52 0 52
1970 49 0 49
1971 66 0 66
1972 80 0 80
1973 117 0 117
1974 153 0 153
1975 165 6 159
1976 175 0 175
1977 196 0 196
1978 190 0 190
1979 251 0 251
1980 333 5 328
1981 350 5 345
1982 322 0 322
1983 352 0 352
1984 408 12 396
1985 424 6 418
1986 490 6 484
1987 545 0 545
1988 627 6 621
1989 706 12 694
1990 872 9 863
1991 978 11 967
1992 999 8 991
1993 996 8 988
1994 1,079 11 1,068
1995 1,093 5 1,088
1996 1,143 10 1,133
1997 1,159 5 1,154
1998 1,180 5 1,175
1999 1,315 5 1,310
2000 1,358 7 1,351
2001 1,567 5 1,562
2002 1,571 5 1,566
2003 1,674 0 1,674
2004 1,746 0 1,746
2005 1,960 9 1,951
2006 2,060 9 2,051
2007 2,272 0 2,272
2008 2,168 0 2,168
2009 1,982 7 1,975
2010 1,996 0 1,996
2011 1,646 8 1,638
2012 1,513 0 1,513
2013 1,453 0 1,453
2014 1,365 0 1,365
2015 1,345 0 1,345
2016 1,348 0 1,348

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Popularity of Josue as a first name

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Popularity of Josue as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Josue U.S.
  White 8.24% 64.26%
  African American 28.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 33.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Josue

People with the last name Josue are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Josue

  • How Popular is the name Josue? Josue is the 1,034th most popular name of all time. As a last name Josue was the 37,442nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Josue have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 46,464 babies born with the first name Josue in the United States. That's more than enough people named Josue to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Josue? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Josue first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Josue is Sunday, November 24th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Josue born? The highest recorded use of the first name Josue was in 2007 with a total of 2,272 babies. That's a lot of babies named Josue!
  • Random Josue Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Josue ranks 105th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 13 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Josue: Your name in reverse order is Eusoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eusoj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Josue? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 595 people with the last name Josue.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Josue? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Josue as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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