What does Zebediah mean?
Zebediah /zebe-di-ah/ [4 sylls.] 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 boy name was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.389%) and has become much less since, with Zeb becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Zebediah and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)