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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Adonijah

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A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

O is for objective, always impartial

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

H is for heart, warm and loving.

Notable Persons Named Adonijah

Adonijah Strong Welch was an office holder. Adonijah was born on April 12th, 1821 in East Hampton, Connecticut. He died on March 14th, 1889.


Adonijah Richardson is a soccer player for the Anguilla national football team. Adonijah was born on April 6th, 1990.


Adonijah was born in 1716. He breathed his last breath in 1784.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Adonijah

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga was a Vice-President of Kenya. Jaramogi was given the name Obadiah Adonijah in Bondo District. He left this life on January 20th, 1994.


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Fun Facts about the name Adonijah

  • How Popular is the name Adonijah? Adonijah is the 18,705th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Adonijah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 396 babies born with the first name Adonijah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adonijah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adonijah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Adonijah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adonijah is Thursday, March 15th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Adonijah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adonijah was in 2014 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Adonijah Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adonijah is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Adonijah: Your name in reverse order is Hajinoda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Idaanohj. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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