Name: Amaziah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Amaziah

  • Meaning:
    Strength of God; God strengthens
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Unusual; extraordinary
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah mah ZY ah); (ah MAH zee ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Amaziah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Amaziah

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  • Used in:
    African and Swahili speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The masculine name Amaziah ("ah mah ZY ah") appears many times in the Bible: as an ancestor of Ethan, Joshah's father and as a miscreant priest in time of Jeraboam. Most notably in Biblical terms, the eighth king of Judah had this name. He was eventually killed in a conspiracy after he fell from grace and worshipped false idols. Amaziah ("ah MAH zee ah") also appears as a feminine name in Swahili, where it means "unusual" or "extraordinary."

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