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
Dutch
1573 Josue AuFr Langele; 1599 Josua ibid. Maigniet
Early Modern English
1551 Josua BarnstapleBap p. 7; 1583/4 Iosua SurMus p. 60
Middle French
1583 Josué WCS p. 46; 1590 Josué ibid. p. 49
Walloon
1592 Josue RWC p. 21; 1594 Josue ibid. p. 33
France
Middle French
1564 Josué RegPCC-1 p. 77; 1565 Josué ibid. p. 121; 1566 Josué ibid. p. 255
Germany
Early New High German
1554 Josue (nom) MHCG2 333
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Joshua". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Joshua.