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What does Urija mean?

Urija Pronunciation of Urija [uri-ja] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and Urija means "my light is Jehovah". Urija is an alternate form of Uriah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of King David's warriors.

Associated with: light (bright).


Urija has 1 variant: Urijah.

5 more related forms via Uriah: Uri, Uria, Urias, Uriyah and Yuria.

Creative forms:
(male) Ukija, Umija, ..

(female) Urima, Uriva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Urija Javen (U.J.), ..

How popular is Urija?

Urija is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Urija is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Uriah (#578 in 2015) and Urijah (#882) are the prominent alternative forms of Urija (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Urias, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Urija reached its highest in the year 2010 and is almost as widespread today. Uriah is the most trendy birth name here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abija, Elija, Ilija and Uriel. Like Urija, these names are not frequently used.

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