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Gender: Male Meaning of Jotham: "the Lord is perfect" Origin of Jotham: Hebrew

The name Jotham is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord is perfect". Jotham and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Jotham is an Old Testament name that today would certainly be the only one in his class, having something of an urban feel via its similarity to the word 'gotham'. In the Bible one Jotham is the sole surviving son of Gideon after the massacre of his brothers, the other is a king of Judah who was an enthusiastic builder. Jotham Riddle is a character in James Fenimore Cooper's novel The Pioneers, while Jotham Powell appears in Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome.

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Famous People Named Jotham

Jotham, descendant of patriarch Judah (1 Chr. 2:47)
Jotham, son of Gideon
Jotham, King of Judah
Jotham Post, Jr., U.S. Congressman from New York
Jotham Johnson, American archaeologist
Jotham Powers Allds, American politician from New York
Caleb Jotham Wylie, son of skater Paul Wylie & Kate Presbrey

Pop Culture References for the name Jotham

Jotham Riddle, character in James Fenimore Cooper's The Pioneers
Jotham Powell, character in Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome
Jotham Klore, character in play/film "The Farmer Takes a Wife"
Jotham, character in advent stories "Jotham's Journey," "Tabitha's Travels" and "Bartholomew's Passage"