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What does Keturah mean?

Keturah Pronunciation of Keturah as a girls' name is pronounced ke-TOO-rah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Keturah is "incense". Biblical: the second wife of Abraham and mother of six of his sons, who became ancestors of various Arabian peoples. The name was revived by the Puritans.


ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, arabian, puritans


VARIANTS Katura, Ketura

SEE ALSO Qiturah



Keturah Rihanna (K.R.), ..

How popular is Keturah?

Keturah is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3497 out of 4276, Top 82%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Keturah entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1604 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keturah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keturah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Keturah is alike in pronunciation to Qeturah and Queturah. Other recommended sound-alike names are Beaulah, Beulah, Deberah, Deborah, Debrah, Devorah, Geulah, Karah, Karrah, Keara, Keera, Keeshah, Keevah, Kefira, Kefirah, Keilah, Keira, Kelula, Kelulah, Kendra, Kendrah, Kennah, Kera, Kerra, Kerran, Ketifa, Ketzia, Ketziah, Keziah, Kitara, Kitra, Kyrah, Lenorah, Leorah, Medorah, Meerah, Menorah, Merah, Perah, Petulah, Serah, Terah and Terrah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Keturah.