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Boy Names Ending with -ah

Ah ending baby names and what they mean, with 67 results. -ah names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these boy names is at its highest presently (USAGE OF 3.58%), except for names such as Dakotah which have become somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable names for newborns here are Josiah (#55), Noah (#1), Judah (#234), Azariah (#791) and Joziah (#686), while Skariah (TOP 78%) is a popular -ah last name. Here is the list of -ah names for girls.

-ah names

Abdallah - Gevariah | Hazaiah - Micah | Mosiah - Uzziah | Zachariah - Zipkiyah

Abdallah - Gevariah

Abdoullah, Abdellah, Abdallah1
Forms of Abdul. Stems fr. Arabic language. "Servant." Unique, with the androgynous -lah suffix for Abdallah, Abdellah, Abdoullah, like Abdullah.

Abdullah and variants

Abdullah, var. Abedellah, Abdulah, Abdallah2, Abdalah
Stems fr. Arabic element. "God's servant." Abduallah is also a somewhat popular baby name.

Aviah, Abijah1, Abiah
Forms of Abia. Derivative of Hebrew. "God is my father." Unconventional. Compare Abiah, Abijah, Aviah with popular -ah last names Allah (TOP 27%), Armah (65%).

Abijah2, Abidjah
Forms of Abisha. Stems fr. Hebrew word. "Gift of God." Abidjah and Abijah are rarely adopted as baby names.

Source fr. Hebrew language. "Ornamented." Adnah is not a Top 2000 name. See also Adnan.

Var. of Adonia. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "My lord is Jehovah." Scarce. Adonijah is not found in the US Demographics.


Form of Alva. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic. "White." Unisex name. Somewhat uncommon as a children's name.

Azariah and variants

Azariah1, var. Zariah, Azuriah, Azriah
Derived fr. Hebrew. "Helped by God." Azariah, Azuriah, etc. are hardly found as men's names.

Ezra and variants

Ezrah, Azariah2
Forms of Ezra. Root fr. Hebrew. "Help." Adoption of Azariah and Ezrah as baby names in 2016 was significantly more than the previous decade.

Dakota and variants

Dakotah, Dakodah
Var. of Dakota. Origin fr. Native American Indian element. "Friend, ally." Less popular today. Dakotah was the form last appearing (2007) in the Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ah names: Abdullah, Alvah, Azariah, Dakotah, Elijah, Ezrah

Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Dark oak." Also a girls' name. Darrah was not among 2016's Top names.

Elkanah1, Elchanah
Var. of Elchanan. Root fr. Hebrew word. "God is gracious." Elchanah and Elkanah are unusual as birth names.

Elijah and variants

Elijah, var. Eljah
Based on Hebrew element. "Jehovah is God." Common, with usage of 0.732% for Elijah and Eljah as children's names in 2016, higher than 0.712% the previous year.

Var. of Elisha. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "God is salvation." Rarely used as a children's name.

Origin fr. Hebrew element. "God has made." Unique as a birth name. Gender-neutral name.

Root fr. Hebrew. "Darkness." Ephah is uncommon as a masculine name.

Form of Faiz. Root fr. Arabic. "Victor, winner." Faizah is seldom used as a children's name.

Origin fr. Hebrew. "God is great." Outside Top 2000.

Gephaniah, Gefanyah, Gefaniah
Var. of Gefen. From Hebrew word. "Vine." Not in popularity charts.

Gevariah, var. Gevaryah
Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Strength of Jehovah." Gevariah and Gevaryah are seldom adopted as boys' names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ah names for boys.

1. Abdallah - Gevariah
Abdul [Abdallah, Abdellah, Abdoullah], Abdullah [Abdulah, Abdalah, Abdallah, Abedellah], Abia [Aviah, Abiah, Abijah], Abisha [Abijah, Abidjah], Adnah, Adonia [Adonijah], Alva [Alvah], Azariah [Zariah, Azriah, Azuriah], Ezra [Ezrah, Azariah], Dakota [Dakotah, Dakodah], Darrah, Elchanan [Elkanah, Elchanah], Elijah [Eljah], Elisha [Elishah], Elkanah, Ephah, Faiz [Faizah], Gedaliah, Gefen [Gefaniah, Gefanyah, Gephaniah], Gevariah [Gevaryah]

Hazaiah, Hezekiah, Isaiah [Iziah, Isiah, Izaiah, Issiah], Jarah [Jeriah, Jarrah], Jed [Jedediah], Jediah [Jedaiah], Jedidiah [Jedediah, Jedadiah], Jeremiah [Yeremiyah], Jeriah [Jarah, Jerah, Jerrah], Jesse [Jesiah], Jonah, Joshua [Joshuah], Josiah [Joziah], Yehudi [Judah, Yehudah], Judah, Jude [Judah], Manoach [Manoah], Mataniah [Mattaniah], Methuselah, Micah [Mycah]

Moses [Mosiah], Nehemiah [Nechemiah], Noah, Nuriel [Nuriyah], Obadiah [Ovadiah, Obediah], Quanah, Rajan [Rajah], Sela [Selah], Sequoia [Sequoyah], Shenandoah, Sinbad [Sindbah], Terach [Terah], Tobias [Tobiah], Tuvya [Tuvyah, Toviah, Tovyah], Ubadah, Ukiah, Uriah [Uriyah, Urijah], Usamah, Uziah [Uzziah], Uziel [Uzziah]

Zachariah [Zekeriah, Zekariah, Zecheriah, Zechariah, ..], Zebediah, Zedekiah [Zedechiah], Zephaniah, Zephariah, Zerach [Zerah], Zipkiyah

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