Zedekiah name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zedekiah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zedekiah

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Zedekiah means "God is Righteousness".
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From Hebrew צדקיהו‎ (“God is righteous”).

  1. A biblical character, the last king of Judah before the destruction of the kingdom by Babylon.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.

Notable Persons Named Zedekiah

Notable Persons Named Zedekiah

Zedekiah Otieno

Zedekiah Otieno is an athlete for the Gor Mahia F.C. and Kenya national football team. Zedekiah was born on November 30th, 1968 in Kenya.


Zedekiah Kidwell

Zedekiah was born on January 4th, 1814 in Fairfax, Virginia. He died on April 27th, 1872.

Zedekiah Johnson Purnell

Zedekiah was born in 1813.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zedekiah

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zedekiah



Fun Facts about the name Zedekiah

  • How Popular is the name Zedekiah? Zedekiah is the 16,035th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zedekiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 543 babies born with the first name Zedekiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zedekiah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zedekiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zedekiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zedekiah is Monday, March 4th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Zedekiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zedekiah was in 2019 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Zedekiah Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zedekiah is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Zedekiah: The name spelled backwards is Haikedez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eeiakhdz. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zedekiah name meaning

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