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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nehemia mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nehemia

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  • A user from Australia says the name Nehemia means "Strong Spirited, Brave, Kind-Hearted, Beloved, Beautiful".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Nehemia means "Strong Spirit, Fighter for freedom, Brave" and is of African origin.

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Nehemia

Nehemia was born on October 9th, 1923. He left this life on October 28th, 2008.


Nehemia Solossa is a soccer player for the PS Barito Putera, Persiss Sorong, PS Gianyar, Persikad Depok, Persekabpas Pasuruan, Persibo Bojonegoro, and Persiram Raja Ampat. Nehemia was born on July 5th, 1983 in Sorong (city). Nehemia is also known as Nemi.


Nehemia was born on March 22nd, 1932 in Tel Aviv.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nehemia

Tzlil Nehemia is an athlete for the Maccabi Kiryat Gat F.C.


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Fun Facts about the name Nehemia

  • How Popular is the name Nehemia? Nehemia is the 49,693rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nehemia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43 babies born with the first name Nehemia in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nehemia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nehemia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nehemia is Friday, August 6th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Nehemia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nehemia was in 2006 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nehemia: Your name in reverse order is Aimehen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Miaeneh. 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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