Name: Uriah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Uriah

  • Meaning:
    The Lord is light
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (yoo RY ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Uriah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Uriah

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  • Used in:
    English and Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In the Bible Uriah is the husband of Bathsheba. He was put on the front lines of battle to guarantee his death, after which King David married Bathsheba.

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