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.