Originated from the Hebrew, Yerusha.
First found in the Biblical account of King Uzziah.
Can be seen in:
"Daddy Long-Legs", a 1912 novel by an American writer, Jean Webster.
"Napoleon Dynamite" A film co-written and directed by Jared Hess and Jerusha Hess.
"Hawaii" A 1966 American film based on the novel of the same name by James A. Michener. Jerusha is the leading female character's name.
"What? How do you spell that?"
"Whatever, just call me Roo."