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How’s this for a big win?

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker and fiancée Axelle Francine welcomed their first child — son Josh – on April 30th. Josh made his entrance mere hours before his dad helped the Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the playoffs!

WHAT IT MEANS: God is salvation

WHERE IT ORIGINATED: A diminutive form of Joshua, which is an Anglicization derived from the Hebrew name Yehoshu’a.

POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Josh is a nickname.

KNOW THIS: Though its formal root is much more common, Josh ranked 1,107th in the U.S. Social Security Administration list of most popular baby boy names.

POP CULTURE CONNECTION:  Josh is a protagonist in the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh.

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