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What does Jedediah mean?

Jedediah /je-de-di-ah/ as a name for boys. Jedediah's root is 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.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Jodediah, Judediah, ..

(female) Jedede, Jededy, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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, and is at #1938 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Jedediah (#1938 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000 are Jed (#1903 the previous year) and Jedidiah (#782). Adoption of these relations of Jedediah is well-received today. Jedidiah is the most trendy name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jedediah, Jed, Jedidiah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jedediah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Recommended 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.