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Zephaniah name meaning

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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zephaniah

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
67%
English
25%
African
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Florida, U.S., the name Zephaniah means "The Lord has concealed, the Lord has protected; Treasured by God".
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  1. An Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zephaniah which are concerned mainly with the approaching judgment by God upon the sinners of Judah
  2. A Hebrew minor prophet of the late 7th century BC
Wiktionary
  1. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
    Synonym: Zeph. (abbreviation)
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.

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Notable Persons Named Zephaniah

Notable Persons Named Zephaniah

Zephaniah Kingsley

Zephaniah was born on December 4th, 1765 in Bristol. He passed away on September 14th, 1843.

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Zephaniah Swift Moore

Zephaniah Swift Moore was an office holder. Zephaniah was born on November 20th, 1770 in Palmer, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on June 29th, 1823.

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Zephaniah Thomas

Zephaniah Thomas is a soccer player for the Mickleover Sports F.C., Rotherham United F.C., Ilkeston Town F.C. (1945), A.F.C. Emley, Harrogate Town F.C., Harrogate Railway Athletic F.C., Garden City Community College, Parkgate F.C., Rossington Main F.C., Stocksbridge Park Steels F.C., and R.R.F.C. Monte. Zephaniah was born on November 14th, 1989 in Bradford, England. Zephaniah is also known as Thomas and Zeph.

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Zephaniah Platt

Zephaniah Platt is a Member of the New York Provincial Congress, Member of the Committee of Safety, Member of the Congress of the Confederation, Member of theNew York Provincial Congress, Member of theCommittee of Safety, New York State Senator, Member of theCongress of the C. Zephaniah was born in Huntington, New York.

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Zephaniah Williams

Zephaniah Williams was a mineral agent. His career lasted from 1839 to 1839. Zephaniah was born in 1795 in near Argoed, Sirhowy Valley, Monmouthshire, Wales. He left this life on May 8th, 1874.

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Zephaniah Skinner

Zephaniah was born on June 27th, 1989.

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  • Zephaniah Turner

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zephaniah

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah is a writer. Benjamin was given the name Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah on April 15th, 1958 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England.

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Fun Facts about the name Zephaniah

  • How Popular is the name Zephaniah? Zephaniah is the 5,416th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zephaniah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,972 babies born with the first name Zephaniah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zephaniah to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zephaniah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zephaniah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zephaniah is Saturday, April 28th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Zephaniah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zephaniah was in 2019 with a total of 169 babies.
  • Random Zephaniah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zephaniah is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Zephaniah: The name spelled backwards is Hainahpez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Paniahehz. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zephaniah name meaning

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