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What does Uriyah mean?

Uriyah Pronunciation of Uriyah [uriyah] 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 of Uriah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of King David's warriors.

Associated with: light (bright).


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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Umiyah, ..


Middle name pairings:
Uriyah Brysen (U.B.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Uriah (#578 in 2015), Urijah (#882) 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 is almost as widespread today (usage 0.04%, 13.5%). Uriah is the most chic baby name here. (2015 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.

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