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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Joshua m. Hebrew יְהוֹשֻׁעַ 'the Lord is salvation'.

The name of number of Old Testament characters. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Jesua, Josue.

England
Early Modern English
1551 Josua BarnstapleBap p. 7
France
Middle French
1564 Josué RegPCC-1 p. 77; 1565 Josué ibid. p. 121; 1566 Josué ibid. p. 255
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Joshua". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2016/1/name/Joshua.