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Gender: Female Pronunciation: KEE-zee-ah, KEE-szhah, KEZ-ee-ah, keh-ZYE-ah Meaning of Keziah: "cassia tree" Origin of Keziah: Hebrew

The name Keziah is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "cassia tree". Keziah and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the previous signature!".

From the experts:

This lively Old Testament nature name (belonging to one of the three beautiful daughters of Job) may be missing from the current US Top 1000 list, but it ranks highly here on Nameberry — making it one to watch!

Also spelled Kezia, the name has multiple legitimate pronunciations — from "KEE-szhah" to "KEZ-ee-ah" to "keh-ZYE-ah" — and comes complete with the sweet and sparky nickname Kizzy. A related name is the lovely cinnamon-scented Cassia, which beginning to be discovered by lovers of the fashionable Cas- clan.

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Famous People Named Keziah

Keziah, Biblical daughter of Job
Keziah Gore, British rhythmic gymanast
Keziah Goodwyn Hopkins Brevard, American plantation mistress in South Carolina
Hannah Keziah Clapp, American educator and suffragist
Keziah Jones (born Olufemi Sanyaolu), Nigerian male singer-songwriter
Keziah Daum, the girl who caused Twitter outrage by wearing a qipao

Pop Culture References for the name Keziah

Keziah, gargoyle in movie "I, Frankenstein"
"Keziah Dane," novel by Sue Grafton
Keziah Mason, character in the Cthulhu Mythos by H.P. Lovecraft
James Keziah Delaney, Tom Hardy's character in Taboo (TV Series)