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What does Gedalya mean?

Gedalya Pronunciation of Gedalya [gedalya] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Gedalya is "God is great". Gedalya is a variant form of Gedaliah (Hebrew).

Associated with: great.


Gedalya has 2 variants: Gedalia and Gedalio.

1 more alternative form via Gedaliah: Gedaliahu.

Creative forms:
(male) Gedaley, Godalya, ..

(female) Gedada, Gedala, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gedalya Mickey (G.M.), ..

How popular is Gedalya?

Gedalya is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Gedalya is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Gedalya has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gedalya name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gedalya outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fedya, Galyn, Geary, Gefania (see Gefen), Gefanya (see Gefen), Gefanyah, Gemal, Gemali, Gerald, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerall, Gerallt, Gevaria (see Gevariah), Gevarya (see Gevariah), Gevaryah (see Gevariah), Gopala and Seadya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gedalya.

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