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Boy Names Ending with -iah

Iah ending baby names and what they mean, with 32 results. -iah names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2010 (usage of 1.36%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 1.36%, down 0.2%), but with names such as Isiah becoming less in vogue. The more fashionable birth names here are Azariah (#699), Hezekiah (#678), Josiah (#57), Joziah (#753) and Zachariah (#422), while Skariah (top 78%) is a common -iah last name. Here is the list of -iah names for girls.

-iah names

Abiah - Nehemiah | Obadiah - Zephariah

Abiah - Nehemiah

Abiah, Aviah
Forms of Abia. Source fr. Hebrew element. "God is my father." Aziah is a slightly favored baby name.

Form of Ezra. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Help." Adariah and Alariah are creative forms.

Azariah2, var. Azriah, Azuriah, Zariah
Based on Hebrew language. "Helped by God." Common. Compare Azariah, Azuriah, etc. with popular -ah last names Armah (upper 65%), Asamoah (35%).

Derived fr. Hebrew language. "God is great." Not much used as a birth name.

Gefaniah, Gephaniah
Forms of Gefen. Based on Hebrew language. "Vine." Not in popularity charts.

Stems fr. Hebrew word. "Strength of Jehovah." A quaint birth name.

Derived fr. Hebrew language. "God decides." Outside Top 2000.

Root fr. Hebrew element. "God gives strength." Hezekiah became more trendy in 2015, gaining +96 positions as a birth name to reach #678.

Isaiah and variantsIsaiah, var. Isiah, Issiah, Izaiah, Iziah
Root fr. Hebrew word. "God is salvation." Isaiah, Isiah, Issiah, Izaiah and Iziah are more widely used as baby names compared to other versions.

Var. of Jed. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Beloved of the Lord." Less widespread today. Jedediah was last recorded in 2014 in the Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -iah names: Azariah, Hezekiah, Isaiah, Isiah, Issiah

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -iah names: Izaiah, Iziah, Jedediah, Jedidiah, Jeremiah

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -iah names: Jeriah, Jesiah, Josiah, Joziah, Nehemiah

Jediah, var. Jedaiah
Source fr. Hebrew. "Jehovah knows." Jediah and Jedaiah are rarely adopted as birth names.

Jedidiah and variantsJedidiah, var. Jedadiah, Jedediah2
Derivative of Hebrew word. "Beloved of the Lord." Jedidiah has risen in popularity since 1880-1889.

Root fr. Hebrew language. "The Lord exalts." Adoption of Jeremiah was common in 2010 and is almost as conventional now. See also Jeremie.

From Hebrew word. "Taught by God." Jeriah rose in popularity less than a decade ago. See also Jarrah.

Var. of Jarah. Based on Hebrew language. "God gives sweetness; honey." Used somewhat frequently as a boys' name, Jeriah is comparable to the conventional Jesiah. See also Jerrah.

Var. of Jesse. Source fr. Hebrew. "The Lord exists." Adoption of Jesiah peaked in 2013 and is almost as widespread now. See also Jediah.

Josiah and variantsJosiah, var. Joziah
Source fr. Hebrew word. "Jehovah helps." Usage of Josiah and Joziah as baby names in 2015 was 4.3% more than in 2014.

Mataniah, var. Mattaniah
Stems fr. Hebrew element. "God's gift." Not Top 2000 names.

Var. of Moses. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Savior." Mosiah is not a Top 2000 name.

Nehemiah and variantsNehemiah, var. Nechemiah
Derivative of Hebrew element. "Comforter." Widely used, with usage of 0.047% for Nehemiah and Nechemiah as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.046% in 2014.

Quick Reference

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

1. Abiah - Nehemiah
Abia [Abiah, Aviah], Ezra [Azariah], Azariah [Zariah, Azriah, Azuriah], Gedaliah, Gefen [Gefaniah, Gephaniah], Gevariah, Hazaiah, Hezekiah, Isaiah [Iziah, Isiah, Izaiah, Issiah], Jed [Jedediah], Jediah [Jedaiah], Jedidiah [Jedadiah, Jedediah], Jeremiah, Jeriah, Jarah [Jeriah], Jesse [Jesiah], Josiah [Joziah], Mataniah [Mattaniah], Moses [Mosiah], Nehemiah [Nechemiah]

Obadiah [Obediah, Ovadiah], Tobias [Tobiah], Tuvya [Toviah], Ukiah, Uriah, Uziah [Uzziah], Uziel [Uzziah], Zachariah [Zekeriah, Zekariah, Zaccariah, Zackariah, Zecheriah, Zechariah], Zebediah, Zedekiah [Zedechiah], Zephaniah, Zephariah

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