Name: Azariah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Azariah

  • Meaning:
    He whom God has helped
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    (az ah RYE ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Azariah

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    English speaking countries
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    Traditionally a strictly masculine name, Azariah has increasingly been used on girls in recent years, often spelled "Azaria."

    In the Old Testament, Azariah was the name of a king of Judah, as well as that of one of Daniel's three companions.

    The name Azariah is, in most Australian minds, inextricably linked to the 1980s killing of an infant girl of that name; it was eventually ruled that she was eaten by dingoes.

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