What does Jedediah mean?
Jedediah /jede-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: Jededah, Jesdediah, Judediah. [more]
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 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #867 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent alternative forms of Jedediah listed in the Top 1000 are Jed and Jedidiah (#782 the previous year). Adoption of these relations of Jedediah was well-received in the 1980s (adoption of 0.2%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.07%, ▼64.1%), but with the form Jed becoming less trendy.
Thinking of names?
Recommended similar baby names are Abdellah, Abedellah, Gedaliah, Gefaniah, Gevariah, Hezekiah▲, Jadrian, Jedaiah, Jedd, Jediah, Jedrick, Jeladi, Jenesis, Jenshian, Jentian, Jerah, Jered▼, Jeremia, Jeremiah▲, Jeremias, Jeremie▼, Jeremija, Jeremiya, Jereth, Jeriah, Jerrah, Jesiah, Josiah▲, Joziah, Judah▲, Meredith▼, Nechemiah, Nehemiah▲, Obadiah, Obediah, Ovadiah, Yehudah, Yeremiyah, Zebediah, Zecheriah, Zedechiah, Zedekiah, Zedekias, Zekariah and Zekeriah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jedediah.