"invoker of the Lord"

Jedaiah Origin and Meaning

The name Jedaiah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "invoker of the Lord".

More manageable than the Jebediahs and Jedidiahs, this name of several biblical characters would make an interesting, undiscovered Old Testament choice.

Famous People Named Jedaiah

  • Jedaiahfather of Allon, son of Shimri, of the house of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:37)
  • Jedaiaha priest who dwelt at Jerusalem (1 Chr. 9:10)
  • Jedaiaha priest's family who returned to Judah with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:36)
  • Jedaiahson of Harumaph; repairer of Jerusalem's walls (Nehemiah 3:10)
  • Jedaiahof the priestly house of Jeshua (Nehemiah 7:39)