Name: Hananiah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hananiah

  • Meaning:
    Yaweh is gracious
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (han nah NY ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Hananiah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hananiah

  • Additional Info:
    A figure in the Book of Daniel in the Bible and the Jewish Tanakh who King Nebuchadnezzar renamed Shadrach. Hananiah refused to worship the king's idol and retained his Jewish identity, staying faithful to his God.

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