Infographic of Uriah name meaning, which is “God is my (guiding) light,” based on the Hebrew ori (my light) and Yah (God). In the Bible, the army captain whom David sent to die in battle, so that he might marry his attractive wife Bathsheba.
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Uriah Name Popularity

How popular is the name Uriah? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 1,392 10 0.0008%
1974 1,005 30 0.0023%
1975 1,469 10 0.0008%
1976 945 39 0.003%
1977 1,147 23 0.0017%
1978 924 45 0.0033%
1979 1,265 19 0.0013%
1980 921 50 0.0034%
1981 1,335 18 0.0012%
1982 996 41 0.0027%
1983 1,365 16 0.0011%
1984 1,073 32 0.0022%
1985 1,137 31 0.002%
1986 1,152 30 0.002%
1987 932 58 0.0038%
1988 1,050 47 0.003%
1989 908 75 0.0046%
1990 1,405 27 0.0016%
1991 1,129 52 0.0032%
1992 1,167 47 0.0029%
1993 1,308 36 0.0023%
1994 1,290 38 0.0025%
1995 1,322 36 0.0024%
1996 1,287 41 0.0027%
1997 1,080 70 0.0047%
1998 1,242 48 0.0032%
1999 1,070 77 0.0051%
2000 1,122 75 0.0049%
2001 1,155 69 0.0046%
2002 1,199 68 0.0045%
2003 1,248 64 0.0042%
2004 1,317 58 0.0038%
2005 1,257 71 0.0046%
2006 1,085 108 0.0069%
2007 1,052 124 0.0079%
2008 714 277 0.0179%
2009 597 385 0.0258%
2010 544 418 0.029%
2011 579 387 0.0272%
2012 562 413 0.029%
2013 534 452 0.0317%
2014 498 515 0.0353%
2015 566 441 0.0303%
2016 543 478 0.0332%
2017 536 468 0.0335%
2018 572 428 0.0312%
2019 591 406 0.03%
2020 633 373 0.0293%

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Names Like Uriah

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What names are variants of Uriah?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Uriah.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Uri

My light, my flame

Hebrew

Uria

My light is Jehovah

Hebrew

Urias

My light is Jehovah

Hebrew

Urija

My light is Jehovah

Hebrew

Urijah

My light is Jehovah

Hebrew

Uriyah

My light is Jehovah

Hebrew

Yuri

Russian

Yuria

My light is Jehovah

Hebrew


What names sound like Uriah?

If you like how Uriah sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Uriah.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ara

Armenian

Ari

Lion

Hebrew

Arie

Lion, eagle; lion of God; the best of all

Scandinavian

Ario

Belligerent

Spanish

Aryeh
Eri

Irish

Erie

A variant form of Earl.

American

Ira

Full-grown; watchful

Hebrew

Jarah

God gives sweetness; honey

Hebrew

Jarrah

God gives sweetness; honey

Hebrew

Jerah

Taught by God

Hebrew

Jeriah

Taught by God

Hebrew

Jerrah

Taught by God

Hebrew


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3 Comments

  1. Bible name in 2 Samuel. Was a great man.

  2. I like it cause it’s different

  3. We chose the name Uriah because it means The Lord is my light


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