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Gender: Male Origin of Adonijah: Hebrew, 'my lord is Yahweh"

The name Adonijah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin. Adonijah and is often added to lists like Colonial Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Adonijah was one of King David's sons in the Old Testament; this name (the accent is on the "ni" syllable) is waiting to be rediscovered.

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Famous People Named Adonijah

Adonijah, Levite during the reign of King Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 17:8)
Adonijah, sealer of a covenant (Nehemiah 10:16)
Adonijah Strong Welch, U.S. Senator from Florida
Adonijah Bidwell, American minister, soldier and diarist
Adonijah Richardson, Anguillan footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Adonijah

Pronunciation: "ad-uh-NY-zhuh" {ends like Elijah}