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What does Jedidiah mean?

Jedidiah /je-di-di-ah/ as a boys' name is pronounced jed-ah-DYE-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jedidiah is "beloved of the Lord". Biblical: a "blessing" name given in infancy to King Solomon, David's second son by Bathsheba.

Associated with: biblical, blessing (gift), king.


Jedidiah has 4 variants: Jed, Jedadiah, Jedd and Jedediah.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Jedidi, Jodidiah, ..

(female) Jedidija, Jedidisa, ..

How popular is Jedidiah?

Jedidiah is an unusual given name for males. Jedidiah is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


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

Charted below is the baby name history of Jedidiah for boys. Jedidiah entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #763 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is at #782 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Prominent related forms of Jedidiah (#782 a year ago) are Jed (#1903 a year ago) and Jedediah (#1938). Adoption of these relations of Jedidiah is widespread in 2014 (median #1541). Jedidiah is more widely used than the rest.

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

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Abidjah, Gedaliah, Gefaniah, Gevariah, Hezekiah, Jadrian, Jaidin, Jedaiah, Jediah, Jedrick, Jeladi, Jenshian (see Gentian), Jentian, Jerah, Jeremia, Jeremiah, Jeremias, Jeriah, Jerrah, Jesiah, Jesimiel, Josiah, Joziah, Judah, Meridith, Nehemiah, Obadiah, Obediah, Ovadiah (see Obadiah), Yehudah, Zebediah, Zedechiah, Zedekiah, Zekariah and Zekeriah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jedidiah.