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What does Urijah mean?

Urijah Pronunciation of Urijah [uri-jah] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the name Urijah means "my light is Jehovah". Urijah is an alternate spelling of Uriah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of King David's warriors.

Associated with: light (bright).


Urijah has 1 variant: Urija.

4 more different relations via Uriah: Uri, Uria, Urias and Uriyah.

Creative forms:
(male) Uridah, Uzijah, ..

(female) Urila, Uriva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Urijah Nicolas (U.N.), ..

How popular is Urijah?

Urijah is a rare given name for men. Urijah is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Urijah entered the list in 2008 and reached its peak position of #618 in the U.S. in 2009, and is currently at #882. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Uriah (#578 a year ago) is the only other popular varying form of Urijah (#882 a year ago). Other variants, like Urija, are seldom used. These forms of Urijah were popular with parents in 2010 and are almost as popular today. Uriah is the most trendy birth name in this compilation.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abiah, Abidjah, Abijah, Aviah, Azriah, Elijah, Eljah, Faizah (see Faiz), Isiah, Iziah, Jeriah, Micah, Nuriyah, Rajah, Ubadah, Ukiah, Ulrich, Urban, Uriel, Usamah, Uziah, Uzziah and Zariah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Urijah.

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