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What does Urias mean?

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

Associated with: light (bright).


6 related forms via Uriah: Uri, Uria, Urija, Urijah, Uriyah and Yuria.

Creative forms:
(male) Urian, Uriso, ..

(female) Uriasi, Urile, ..

Middle name pairings:
Urias Ari (U.A.), ..

How popular is Urias?

Urias is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#5463 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Uriah (#578 in 2015) and Urijah (#882) are the popular varying forms of Urias (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Urija, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Urias was more pronounced 5 years ago (average #586) and is almost as widespread today. Uriah has generally been the top pick of parents. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Urias is pronounced similarly to Aries, Ariese, Aris, Arius, Arris and Eros. Other recommended names are Aias, Amias, Darias, Elias, Esias, Ilias, Ukiah, Uncas, Urban, Uriel, Ursins (see Urso), Ursus and Uziah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Urias.

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