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The table below indicates the number of times the name Josh has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Josh
Use of the Name Josh for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
12,457 11,301 5,905 2,187 1,292 577 305
The table below indicates the number of times the name Josh has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Josh
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188030031  
188135622  
188250414  
188332127  
188434127  
188537123  
188631729  
188744415  
188838124  
188938522  
189036424  
189140419  
189240822  
189347116  
189447318  
189536427  
189641323  
189741821  
189842422  
189946817  
190046125  
190146018  
190252917  
190345921  
190452718  
190558017  
190669413  
190757419  
190849626  
190958421  
191061023  
191155430  
191268739  
191379336  
191487339  
1915    
191686054  
191799943  
191895849  
1919    
1920    
1921    
1922    
192396651  
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
1931    
1932    
1933    
1934    
1935    
193696642  
1937    
1938    
1939    
1940    
1941    
1942    
1943    
1944    
1945    
1946    
1947    
1948    
1949    
1950    
1951    
195296555  
195395057  
1954    
1955    
1956    
1957    
195891868  
1959679126  
1960693129  
1961675131  
1962753103  
1963732114  
196478093  
1965732103  
1966734100  
1967723106  
1968655134  
1969565192  
1970509248  
1971450322  
1972420355  
1973385400  
1974345489  
1975361456  
1976392389  
1977399382  
1978374425  
1979340531  
1980378453  
1981444344  
1982497293  
1983488297  
1984531260  
1985563245  
1986600220  
1987596232  
1988612239  
1989685213  
1990699211  
1991762180  
1992779179  
1993781183  
1994811169  
1995795183  
1996848165  
1997787188  
1998875166  
1999794193  
2000821195  
2001715246  
2002673274  
2003696272  
2004659305  
Totals:  12,457 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Josh as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Josh appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 89 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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