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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jedediah

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

D is for direct, you get to the point

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

H is for happiness, you always bring.

Notable Persons Named Jedediah

Jedediah Bila is an author, celebrity, and television personality. Jedediah was given the name A. Jedediah Louisa Bila on January 29th, 1979 in Brooklyn.

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Jedediah Smith was a clerk, frontiersman, hunter, trapper, author, cartographer, explorer, and cartography. Jedediah was given the name Jedediah Strong Smith on January 6th, 1799 in Jericho, Tioga County, New York, present-day Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York. Jedediah is also known as Diah and Old Jed. He died on May 27th, 1831.

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Jedediah Strutt was a hosier, cotton spinner, and hosiery. Jedediah was born in 1726 in South Normanton, Alfreton, Derbyshire, England. He left this life on May 7th, 1797.

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Emcee Lynx is a political hip hop, celtic hip hop, hip hop music, and celtic fusion rapping, record producer, and songwriter. He plays Vocalist, Producer, and Record producer. He was most prominent from 2001 to 2011. Emcee was given the name Jedediah .

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Jedediah Buxton was a farm labourer. Jedediah was born in 1707 in Elmton, near Creswell. He left this life in 1772.

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Jedediah was born in 1977. Jedediah is also known as Berry and Jed.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jedediah

Emcee Lynx is a political hip hop, celtic hip hop, hip hop music, and celtic fusion rapping, record producer, and songwriter. He plays Vocalist, Producer, and Record producer. He was most prominent from 2001 to 2011. Emcee was given the name Jedediah .

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 9 0 9
1971 7 0 7
1972 15 0 15
1973 31 0 31
1974 26 0 26
1975 27 0 27
1976 56 0 56
1977 124 0 124
1978 192 0 192
1979 249 0 249
1980 206 0 206
1981 142 0 142
1982 116 0 116
1983 128 0 128
1984 96 0 96
1985 96 0 96
1986 76 0 76
1987 65 0 65
1988 67 0 67
1989 56 0 56
1990 47 0 47
1991 60 0 60
1992 48 0 48
1993 48 0 48
1994 48 0 48
1995 39 0 39
1996 29 0 29
1997 34 0 34
1998 36 0 36
1999 28 0 28
2000 35 0 35
2001 26 0 26
2002 30 0 30
2003 38 0 38
2004 24 0 24
2005 25 0 25
2006 20 0 20
2007 27 0 27
2008 28 0 28
2009 21 0 21
2010 41 0 41
2011 31 0 31
2012 42 0 42
2013 69 0 69
2014 76 0 76
2015 60 0 60
2016 63 0 63
2017 41 0 41

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Popularity of Jedediah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jedediah

  • How Popular is the name Jedediah? Jedediah is the 5,325th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jedediah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,898 babies born with the first name Jedediah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jedediah to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jedediah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Jedediah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jedediah is Sunday, November 12th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Jedediah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jedediah was in 1979 with a total of 249 babies.
  • Random Jedediah Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jedediah is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Jedediah: Your name in reverse order is Haidedej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaddjhie. 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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