What does Jedediah mean?
Jedediah [jede-di-ah] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Jedediah is "beloved of the Lord". Jedediah is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -iah, of Jed (Hebrew): short variant of Jedidiah.
Jedediah has 1 variant: Jedadiah.Creative forms:
(male) Jodediah, Judediah, ..
(female) Jededa, Jedeet, .. Middle name pairings:
Jedediah Fletcher (J.F.), ..
How popular is Jedediah?
Jedediah is a rare first name for men. Jedediah is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Jedediah for boys. Jedediah entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #900 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Jedediah listed in the Top 2000 are Jed (#1906 the previous year) and Jedidiah (#716). Adoption of these relations of Jedediah was well-received in the year 2014 and has remained as conventional to this day. Jedidiah is the most trendy name for newborns among these.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Abdellah, Abedellah, Gedaliah, Gefaniah, Gevariah, Hezekiah▲, Jadrian, Jedaiah, Jedd, Jediah, Jedrick, Jeladi, Jenesis, Jenshian (see Gentian), Jentian, Jerah, Jered, Jeremia, Jeremiah▲, Jeremias, Jeremie, Jeremija, Jeremiya (see Jeremiah), Jereth, Jeriah, Jerrah, Jesiah, Josiah▲, Joziah▲, Judah▲, Meredith, Nechemiah (see Nehemiah), Nehemiah▲, Obadiah, Obediah, Ovadiah (see Obadiah), Yehudah, Yeremiyah, Zebediah, Zecheriah, Zedechiah, Zedekiah, Zedekias, Zekariah and Zekeriah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jedediah.See names in meaning and etymology.