Hezekiah

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
166
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hezekiah

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  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Hezekiah is of Hebrew origin and means ""Strenth of the Lord".

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  1. (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)
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Hebrew חִזְקִיָּה (chizkiyá, “Hezekiah”).

  1. A king of Judah. (biblical character)
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.
  3. A fictitious book of the Bible, often cited as a source of made-up quotations.

Notable Persons Named Hezekiah

Hezekiah is a monarch. He holds the title King of Judah, (Melekh Yehudah), and Kings of Judah. He was most active from 729 to 729.

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Hezekiah Walker is a gospel music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1985. Hezekiah was given the name Hezekiah Xzavier Walker, Jr. on December 25th, 1962 in Brooklyn. Hezekiah is also known as Hez" and "Hezzie".

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Hezekiah Usher was a bookselling, publishing, bookseller, and publisher. Hezekiah was born Hezekiah Usher in 1615 in Bethnal Green, London, England. He died on May 14th, 1676.

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Hezekiah William Foote was an attorney, planter, and politician. Hezekiah was born on December 17th, 1813 in Chester County, South Carolina, USA. He breathed his last breath on January 29th, 1899.

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Hezekiah Griggs III is an entrepreneurship, investor, and entrepreneur. Hezekiah was born on October 27th, 1988 in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.

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Hezekiah Holland is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska, Senior Judgeof theUnited States District Court for the District of Alaska, and Judge of theUnited States Dis. Hezekiah was born in 1936.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hezekiah

Hezekiah is a monarch. He holds the title King of Judah, (Melekh Yehudah), and Kings of Judah. He was most active from 729 to 729.

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How popular is the baby name Hezekiah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 12 0 12
1882 7 0 7
1883 15 0 15
1884 9 0 9
1885 9 0 9
1886 7 0 7
1887 13 0 13
1888 9 0 9
1889 16 0 16
1890 6 0 6
1891 17 0 17
1892 13 0 13
1893 12 0 12
1894 9 0 9
1895 16 0 16
1896 13 0 13
1897 15 0 15
1898 13 0 13
1899 12 0 12
1900 20 0 20
1902 12 0 12
1903 5 0 5
1904 13 0 13
1905 12 0 12
1906 11 0 11
1907 18 0 18
1908 10 0 10
1909 11 0 11
1910 14 0 14
1911 16 0 16
1912 29 0 29
1913 29 0 29
1914 42 0 42
1915 32 0 32
1916 24 0 24
1917 46 0 46
1918 52 0 52
1919 44 0 44
1920 47 0 47
1921 35 0 35
1922 42 0 42
1923 51 0 51
1924 44 0 44
1925 37 0 37
1926 32 0 32
1927 37 0 37
1928 28 0 28
1929 42 0 42
1930 32 0 32
1931 25 0 25
1932 34 0 34
1933 24 0 24
1934 22 0 22
1935 32 0 32
1936 25 0 25
1937 31 0 31
1938 29 0 29
1939 24 0 24
1940 21 0 21
1941 18 0 18
1942 26 0 26
1943 29 0 29
1944 28 0 28
1945 33 0 33
1946 28 0 28
1947 31 0 31
1948 34 0 34
1949 37 0 37
1950 31 0 31
1951 35 0 35
1952 28 0 28
1953 20 0 20
1954 37 0 37
1955 22 0 22
1956 16 0 16
1957 23 0 23
1958 15 0 15
1959 27 0 27
1960 14 0 14
1961 18 0 18
1962 17 0 17
1963 18 0 18
1964 12 0 12
1965 14 0 14
1966 14 0 14
1967 11 0 11
1968 9 0 9
1969 16 0 16
1970 11 0 11
1971 15 0 15
1972 24 0 24
1973 8 0 8
1974 9 0 9
1975 17 0 17
1976 14 0 14
1977 11 0 11
1978 22 0 22
1979 22 0 22
1980 21 0 21
1981 16 0 16
1982 13 0 13
1983 11 0 11
1984 14 0 14
1985 11 0 11
1986 13 0 13
1987 15 0 15
1988 11 0 11
1989 27 0 27
1990 20 0 20
1991 28 0 28
1992 30 0 30
1993 32 0 32
1994 40 0 40
1995 43 0 43
1996 61 0 61
1997 64 0 64
1998 84 0 84
1999 99 0 99
2000 127 0 127
2001 137 0 137
2002 148 0 148
2003 147 0 147
2004 165 0 165
2005 157 0 157
2006 230 5 225
2007 215 0 215
2008 222 0 222
2009 241 0 241
2010 218 0 218
2011 240 0 240
2012 266 0 266
2013 240 0 240
2014 299 0 299
2015 376 0 376
2016 375 0 375
2017 425 0 425

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Popularity of Hezekiah as a first name

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Popularity of Hezekiah as a last name

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Common last names for Hezekiah

  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Jackson
  • Robinson
  • Davis
  • Lewis
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Washington

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hezekiah U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 83.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hezekiah

People with the last name Hezekiah are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hezekiah

  • What name lists does Hezekiah rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Hezekiah? Hezekiah is the 3,081st most popular name of all time. As a last name Hezekiah was the 107,134th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hezekiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,063 babies born with the first name Hezekiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hezekiah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hezekiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Hezekiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hezekiah is Saturday, April 10th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Hezekiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hezekiah was in 2017 with a total of 425 babies.
  • Random Hezekiah Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hezekiah is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Hezekiah: Your name in reverse order is Haikezeh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zkheheia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hezekiah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 166 people with the last name Hezekiah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hezekiah? Hezekiah is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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