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What does Uria mean?

Uria Pronunciation of Uria [uria] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of Uria is "my light is Jehovah". Uria is an alternate form of Uriah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of King David's warriors.

Associated with: light (bright).


Uria has 4 variants: Uri, Uriyah, Yuri and Yuria.

3 more alternative forms via Uriah: Urias, Urija and Urijah.

Creative forms:
(male) Keia, Umia, ..


Middle name pairings:
Uria Frederick (U.F.), ..

How popular is Uria?

Uria is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#67936 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Uriah (#578 a year ago), Urijah (#882) and Yuri are the prominent variation forms of Uria (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Uria was well-received 5 years ago (average #1057) and is almost as widespread today (#1153, 14%). Uriah has been the most prevalent. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Uriah, Urijah, Yuri in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Uria is alike in pronunciation to Ara, Ari, Arie, Ario, Arri, Arrio, Arry, Ary, Arye, Aryo, Eri, Erie, Ira, Oro, Orry, Yurii and Yuriy. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Alia, Avia, Azria, Elia, Ilia, Isia, Shia, Udi, Ukiah, Ulric, Ulrik, Umi, Urban, Uriel, Urso and Uziah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Uria.

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