Name: Gedalya

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gedalya

  • Meaning:
    God is great
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (geh dahl yah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Gedalya)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gedalya

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Hebrew meaning "God is great". Another suggested meaning is "God made it grow; made great by God." Gedalya was the name of several characters in the Old Testament, including the grandfather of the prophet Zephaniah.

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