Popularity (masculine) in the United States (by decade)

1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 397,000 317,600 238,200 158,800 79,400 1880 2000
         

Numbers

 Joshua (masculine) 
 Year   Rank   Times Used 
2000 #3 213459
1990 #4 328989
1980 #4 396328
1970 #24 140279
1960 #336 5330
1950 #496 2222
1940 #591 1158
1930 #600 948
1920 #585 1143
1910 #512 926
1900 #445 243
1890 #342 287
1880 #241 465