What does Zebediah mean?
Zebediah [zebe-di-ah] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zebediah is "gift of Jehovah". Biblical: the father of apostles John and James.
(male) Zebedi, Zubediah, ..
(female) Zebede, Zebedian, ..
How popular is Zebediah?
Zebediah is an uncommon given name for men. Zebediah is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Zebediah (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Zeb and Zebedee. Adoption of these relations of Zebediah was at its peak a century ago (usage of 0.01%). Displayed below is an analysis of the ranking of Zebediah and corresponding names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Suggested similar names are Abiah, Abidjah, Gedaliah, Gefaniah, Gevariah, Hezekiah▲, Jedadiah, Jedaiah, Jedediah, Jediah, Jedidiah▲, Jeremiah▲, Jeriah, Jesiah, Meredith, Nechemiah (see Nehemiah), Nehemiah▲, Obadiah, Obediah, Ovadiah (see Obadiah), Tobiah, Ubadah, Yehudah, Yeremiyah, Zariah, Zechariah▲, Zecheriah, Zedechiah, Zedekiah, Zedekias, Zekariah, Zekeriah, Zephaniah, Zephariah, Zerah and Zuberi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zebediah.See names in meaning and etymology.