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Zephaniah Meaning


What does Zephaniah mean?

The name Zephaniah is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Zephaniah is "G-d has hidden".

Zephaniah is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced Ze-pha-ni-ah.

The Given Name Zephaniah

Zephaniah is the anglicized form of the biblical Hebrew Tzefanyah.

It derives from the Hebrew elements zapoon meaning "hidden" and yah meaning "G-d".

In the Bible, it is the name of a minor prophet.

Zephaniah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,290 in baby name popularity for boys with 140 occurrences. It ranked 4,951 in baby name popularity for girls with 28 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,432 in baby name popularity for boys with 119 occurrences. It ranked 7,236 in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.

View the Zephaniah Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Zephaniah has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Zephaniah to other names.

Zephaniah Related Names

Zephaniah is a form of Tzefanyah.

Variants of the name Zephaniah include Tzefanyah, Zephania.

Famous Zephaniahs

  • Zephaniah ~ Biblical Character (1 Chr. 6:36, Jer. 21:1, Zech. 6:10, Zeph. 1:1)

Zephaniah Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Zephaniah.

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Zephaniah Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Zephaniah.

Just for fun, see the name Zephaniah 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 Zephaniah in Nautical Flags page.