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Gender: Male Origin of Uz: Biblical place-name

The name Uz is a boy's name . Uz and is often added to lists like Biblical Place Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Initials - Twins".

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A minimalist choice, Uz is the Biblical home of Job. It's also the name of a character in the Bible, the father of Aram and the grandson of Shem, as is Uzziah. Uz is one of those names that could go either way depending on the personality of your child: super-cool or scuzzy. Proceed with caution.

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Famous People Named Uz

Uz, son of Shem, the son of Noah (1 Chr. 1:17)
Uz, son of Dishan, descendant of Esau (1 Chr. 1:42)

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