Hezekiah

Hezekiah - A very unique male name



  Jan 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hezekiah, meaning God gives strength, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1044. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hezekiah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hezekiah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hezekiah. The baby boy name Hezekiah was given to 207 baby boys in 2012, ranking #838 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,928 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hezekiah peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1914 on position 773.



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Hezekiah Walker


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Hezekiah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hezekiah is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #153 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,249.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hezekiah is where you live.


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Hezekiah origin and meaning

Hezekiah is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means God gives strength. To see famous people named Hezekiah, pop culture references for the name Hezekiah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hezekiah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hezekiah, sorted by popularity.

Hugh / Hugo / Hayes / Hosea / Hoke / Hosie / Haig / Hughie / Hayk / Hisao /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012838
2011894
2010943
2009877
2008964
2007905
2006889
20051089
20041014
20031227
20021091
20011139
20001179
19991234
19981479
19971618
19963254
19952841
19942935
19922353
19912849
19752036
19661601
19631409
19621651
19591660
19571433
19541110
19531506
19521501
19511167
19501043
19491105
19481060
19471069
19461359
19451104
19441049
19431033
19421592
19401553
19371390
19351120
19341457
19331324
1932948
19311669
19301719
1929901
19281236
19271306
19261421
19251172
1924999
1923819
19221234
19211352
1920823
1919818
1918809
1917850
19161225
19151086
1914773
19131044

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii153
Alaska189
Oklahoma414
North Carolina464
Virginia600
Wisconsin676
Texas705
Pennsylvania745
Colorado749
Indiana754
Missouri766
Ohio773
Tennessee800
Illinois836
Washington854
Maryland858
Florida935
California953
New Jersey1001
New York1249

Even more about Hezekiah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hezekiah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hezekiah?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1914
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hezekiah
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 7,928
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +207

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