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Gender: Male Meaning of Hezekiah: "God gives strength" Origin of Hezekiah: Hebrew Hezekiah's Popularity in 2017: #613

The name Hezekiah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God gives strength". Hezekiah is ranked #613 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Colonial Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Hezekiah

Hezekiah, King of Judah
Hezekiah, son of Neariah, of the House of David (1 Chr. 3:23)
Hezekiah, son of Chobar, who helped Eleazar, son of Simon, during in the Zealot Temple siege of 68 A.D.
Hezekiah, 9th-century Khazar ruler
Hezekiah Gaon, last Gaon of the Yeshiva of Pumbedita 1038-1040
Hezekiah Niles, American newspaperman
Chaim Hezekiah Medini, rabbi who worked among the Krymchaks
Hezekiah Linthicum Bateman, American stage actor
Hezekiah Bradley Smith, U.S. Congressman from New Jersey
Hezekiah Ochuka, ruler of Kenya for six hours in 1982
Hezekiah Davis, American rapper
Hezekiah Walker, American Gospel singer

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