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What does Uriyah mean?

Uriyah /ur-iyah/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Uriyah is "my light is Jehovah". Uriyah is an alternate form, with the suffix -yah, of Uriah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of King David's warriors.


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

Uriyah has 3 more relations via Uriah: Urias, Urija and Urijah.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Uberiyah, Umiyah, ..

(female) Uriyahla, Uriyahle, ..

How popular is Uriyah?

Uriyah is a rare first name for males. Uriyah is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Uriyah and associated names. Uriah (#506 in 2014), Urijah (#788) and Yuri are the prominent related forms of Uriyah (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Uriyah reached its highest in 2010 (usage of 0.04%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.04%, 0.2%). Uriah and Urijah are two of the more chic baby names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names


Uriyah is alike in pronunciation to Aryeh. Other suggested similar names are Abiah, Abijah, Aviah, Azriah, Elijah, Faizah (see Faiz), Isiah, Iziah, Jeriah, Micah, Nuriyah, Tovyah, Tuvyah, Ubadah, Udayan, Ukiah, Ulrich, Urban, Uriel, Usamah, Uziah, Uzziah and Zariah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Uriyah.