|History of name:
This name appears once in the Christian Bible. Nehushta was the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem, she became the wife of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and the mother of Jehoiachin,his successor. 2 Kings 24:8 "Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. His mother's name was Nehushta daughter of Elnathan; she was from Jerusalem."