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.
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)
The only prominent variation form of Zebediah (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 is Zeb. Adoption of this relation of Zebediah was at its peak a century ago (usage of 0.389%) and has become less since, with Zeb becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Zebediah and corresponding names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
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Suggested similar baby names are Abiah, Abidjah, Gedaliah, Gefaniah, Gevariah, Hezekiah▲, Jedadiah, Jedaiah, Jedediah, Jediah, Jedidiah, Jeremiah▲, Jeriah, Jesiah, Meredith▼, Nechemiah, Nehemiah▲, Obadiah, Obediah, Ovadiah, 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.