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Nehemiah Meaning


What does Nehemiah mean?

The name Nehemiah is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Nehemiah is "the lord's comfort".

Nehemiah is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced Ne-he-mi-ah.

The Given Name Nehemiah

The name Nehemiah, has a wonderfully refined quality.

This great little boy name has a natural sparkle.

Wrap it up and take it home, Nehemiah may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Nehemiah Odhiambo.

Nehemiah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 358 in baby name popularity for boys with 918 occurrences. It ranked 5,520 in baby name popularity for girls with 24 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 362 in baby name popularity for boys with 906 occurrences. It ranked 6,371 in baby name popularity for girls with 20 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Nehemiah has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Nehemiah Name Popularity Page.

Nehemiah Related Names

Famous Nehemiahs

  • Nehemiah ~ Biblical Character (Ezra 2:2, Neh. 1:1, Neh. 3:16)
  • Nehemiah Odhiambo ~ Cricket Player

Nehemiah Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Nehemiah.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Nehemiah Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Nehemiah in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nehemiah.

Just for fun, see the name Nehemiah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nehemiah in Nautical Flags page.