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Gender: M Pronunciation: a-za-RYE-ah Meaning of Azariah: "helped by God" Origin of Azariah: Hebrew Azariah's Popularity in 2016: #791

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.

Famous People Named Azariah

Azariah, son of Ethan; great-grandson of Judah (1 Chr. 2:8)
Azariah, son of Jehu; father of Helez; descendant of Judah (1 Chr. 2:39)
Azariah, father of Joel; son of Zephaniah; of the tribe of Levi (1 Chr. 6:36)
Azariah, son of Zadok the priest (1 Kings 4:2)
Azariah, son of Nathan; over Solomon's officers (1 Kings 4:5)
Azariah, priest in Solomon's Temple; son of Johanan (1 Chr. 6: 10)
Azariah, son of Oded; prophet in King Asa's time (2 Chr. 15:1)
Azariah, son of Judean King Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 21:2)
Azariah, another son of Judean King Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 21:2)
Azariah, captain of hundreds; son of Jeroham (2 Chr. 23:1)
Azariah, captain of hundreds; son of Obed (2 Chr. 23:1)
Azariah aka Uzziah, Biblical king of Judah
Azariah the priest, who lived in King Uzziah's reign (2 Chr. 26:17)
Azariah, one of the heads of the children of Ephraim; son of Johanan (2 Chr. 28:12)
Azariah, son of Jehalelel; Levite in King Hezekiah's reign (2 Chr. 29:12)
Azariah, son of Hilkiah; father of Seraiah; of the House of Aaron (1 Chr. 6:13)
Azariah, Hebrew name of Abednego
Azariah, a repairer of Jerusalem's walls (Nehemiah 3:23)
Azariah Giles Orton, American theologian
Azariah ben Moses dei Rossi, Italian physician and scholar
Azariah Boody, U.S. Congressman from New York
Azariah Cutting Flagg, American newspaper editor and politician
Azariah Southworth, American writer and TV presenter

Pop Culture References for the name Azariah

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

Azael, Azaia, Azaryah, Azria, Azriah, Azuriah

Azariah's International Variations

Azarius (Greek)