"helped by God"

Azariah Origin and Meaning

The name Azariah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "helped by God".

Azariah is a rarely used biblical name that moves way beyond Adam and Abraham; its pleasant sound makes it no surprise that parents have discovered it in recent years.

Azariah is actually one of the most common names in the Bible, borne by twenty-three different men, including the head of King Solomon's prefects.

Spelled without the final 'h', it is also used for girls.

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Famous People Named Azariah

  • Azariahcaptain of hundreds; son of Obed (2 Chr. 23:1)
  • Azariahson of Ethan; great,grandson of Judah (1 Chr. 2:8)
  • Azariahson of Jehu; father of Helez; descendant of Judah (1 Chr. 2:39)
  • Azariahfather of Joel; son of Zephaniah; of the tribe of Levi (1 Chr. 6:36)
  • Azariahson of Zadok the priest (1 Kings 4:2)
  • Azariahson of Nathan; over Solomon's officers (1 Kings 4:5)
  • Azariahpriest in Solomon's Temple; son of Johanan (1 Chr. 6: 10)
  • Azariahson of Oded; prophet in King Asa's time (2 Chr. 15:1)
  • Azariahson of Judean King Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 21:2)
  • Azariahanother son of Judean King Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 21:2)
  • Azariahcaptain of hundreds; son of Jeroham (2 Chr. 23:1)
  • Azariah aka UzziahBiblical king of Judah
  • Azariah the priestwho lived in King Uzziah's reign (2 Chr. 26:17)
  • Azariahone of the heads of the children of Ephraim; son of Johanan (2 Chr. 28:12)
  • Azariahson of Jehalelel; Levite in King Hezekiah's reign (2 Chr. 29:12)
  • Azariahson of Hilkiah; father of Seraiah; of the House of Aaron (1 Chr. 6:13)
  • AzariahHebrew name of Abednego
  • Azariaha repairer of Jerusalem's walls (Nehemiah 3:23)
  • Azariah Giles OrtonAmerican theologian
  • Azariah ben Moses dei RossiItalian physician and scholar
  • Azariah BoodyU.S. Congressman from New York
  • Azariah Cutting FlaggAmerican newspaper editor and politician
  • Azariah SouthworthAmerican writer and TV presenter

Azariah in Pop Culture

  • "The Book of Azariah" dictations by Italian mystic Maria Valtorta