Biblical place-name

Uz Origin and Meaning

The name Uz is boy's name .
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.

Famous People Named Uz

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