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Gender: Female Pronunciation: KEE-zee-ah or KEE-szhah 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 "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Keziah, also spelled Kezia, is an Old Testament name — she was one of the three daughters of Job, about whom it was said that there were no women all the land who were so fair as Job's daughters — which was widely used for slaves and is still most common in the African-American community. The lovely, distinctive Keziah — along with others like her biblical sister Jemima — deserves full emancipation. Modern parents are also rediscovering the related, cinnamon-scented Cassia.

Some variations include Kezia, Kazia, Keshia, Kizzie, and Kizzy.

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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)