"God is my father"

Abijah Origin and Meaning

The name Abijah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is my father".

Abijah is a truly unusual, truly unisex, truly appealing biblical name. There were several male Abijahs in the Bible, one of them, known as Abijah of Judah, was the fourth king of the House of David, and also a couple of females.

A Colonial era favorite with an energetic, modern aura, Abijah is a possible Elijah replacement. A short form found in historical records: Bige, though Abe can work too.

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Famous People Named Abijah

  • Abijahpriest during King David's reign (1 Chr. 24:7)
  • AbijahIsraelite King Jeroboam I's son (1 Kin. 14:1)
  • Abijah BigelowU.S. Congressman from Massachusetts
  • Abijah GilbertU.S. Senator from Florida
  • Abijah MannJr., U.S. Congressman from New York