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Gender: Male Meaning of Zebadiah: "God has bestowed" Origin of Zebadiah: Hebrew

The name Zebadiah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God has bestowed". Zebadiah and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibset ....".

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Biblical names are expanding (literally) as some parents move on from Isaiah and Elijah to more elaborate choices with simple short forms like Jed and Zeb.

If you like this style of name, there are a number of others to choose from--Zedekiah (the last king of Judah), Zecheriah (there are 31 in the Bible), Zachariah, the prophet Zephaniah, and Jedidiah, the name given to Solomon at his birth.

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Famous People Named Zebadiah

Zebadiah, descendant of patriarch Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:15)
Zebadiah, another descendant of patriarch Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:17)
Zebadiah, follower of David (1 Chr. 12:7)
Zebadiah, son of Meshelemiah, a Korhite (1 Chr. 26:2)
Zebadiah, son of David's nephew Asahel (1 Chr. 27:7)
Zebadiah, Levite in King Jehoshaphat's time (2 Chr. 17:8)
Zebadiah, ruler of the house of Judah in Jehoshaphat's reign (2 Chr. 19:11)
Zebadiah, son of Michael; returned to Israel with Ezra (Ezra 8:8)
Zebadiah, who took a forgein wife; of the sons of Immer (Ezra 10:20)

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