Name: Adonia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Adonia

  • Meaning:
    My Lord is God
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Lord
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah DO nee ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Adonia

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    English and Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Variant transcription of the Hebrew Biblical name meaning "my Lord is God".
    In the Old Testament, Adoniah was the fourth son of David. He was born in Hebron to David and Hagit. As a female name, Adonia is a feminine form of Greek Adonis, suggesting a very handsome person. Like Adoniya, Adonis might be of Phoenician and semitic roots meaning "lord". The Adonia, or Adonic feasts, were ancient feasts instituted in honor of Adonis, and observed with great solemnity among the Greeks, Egyptians, etc.

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