Name: Azaria

Origin and Meaning of the Name Azaria

  • Meaning:
    He whom God has helped
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (az ah RI ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Azaria

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This name is found often in the Bible and is, by origin, masculine.

    The name was carried by the son of Solomon's high priest and both a king and a prince of Judah.

    The name gained some notoriety in 1980 when baby Azaria Chamberlain was discovered missing from a campground at Australia's famous Ayer's Rock. Her parents claimed she was taken by dingos and their trial became known as "the Dingo Trial". In the US, a popular movie of the trial, sentence and subsequent acquittal of Azaria's mother was made called "A Cry in the Dark" starring Meryl Streep.

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