Hezekiah

Hebrew
"God gives strength"

Hezekiah Origin and Meaning

The name Hezekiah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God gives strength".

This name of an influential Old Testament king of Judah is one that would challenge even the most adventurous biblical name-seeker, but it does have the modernizing short forms Zeke or Kiah.

# 531 in the US

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Famous People Named Hezekiah

  • HezekiahKing of Judah
  • Hezekiahson of Neariah, of the House of David (1 Chr. 3:23)
  • Hezekiahson of Chobar, who helped Eleazar, son of Simon, during in the Zealot Temple siege of 68 A.D.
  • Hezekiah9th,century Khazar ruler
  • Hezekiah Gaonlast Gaon of the Yeshiva of Pumbedita 1038,1040
  • Hezekiah NilesAmerican newspaperman
  • Chaim Hezekiah Medinirabbi who worked among the Krymchaks
  • Hezekiah Linthicum BatemanAmerican stage actor
  • Hezekiah Bradley SmithU.S. Congressman from New Jersey
  • Hezekiah Ochukaruler of Kenya for six hours in 1982
  • Hezekiah DavisAmerican rapper
  • Hezekiah WalkerAmerican Gospel singer