The name Josh is short for Joshua which is of Hebrew origins meaning "The Lord is salvation or God rescues". A famous Hebrew leader and hero was named Joshua. His story can be found in the Bible in the book of Joshua. Joshua led his people with boldness and faith. God used Joshua to display His goodness and salvation to the Hebrews during an important time in the history. When others were fearful, Joshua was faithful. He stood when others would not. He went were few would dare to. His strength was found in God and God alone, in doing so earning his name Joshua "The Lord is my salvation".