Famous Bearer
Personal Impression
I really like it. And personally I love the opportunity for the nickname 'Diddy' - like P. Diddy! That would be a cool nickname to uphold.
futuremother99  9/20/2018
Jedidiah sounds too foreign and old fashioned.
kayisforkeen  8/12/2018
It means "God's friend". "Beloved of YAHWEH"? Seriously?!? I am a Hebrew speaker and it doesn't mean that!
chani chan  7/8/2018
Love this name. Would name my son Jedidiah. And call him by his full name.
Prime Meridian  4/19/2018
The name Jedidiah was given to 319 boys born in the US in 2016.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017
Absolutely love this name. Hoping for another boy to use this name for. Noah Jedidiah, love biblical names. Beloved of God how much more perfect can you get!
Mrs.Willams2011  10/14/2015
Sounds like the name of a racist, homophobic, Bible-thumping redneck from the American South. It doesn't help that those disturbing Duggars used it on one of their rugrats.
Acajou  8/19/2015
This is a wonderful name that will age beautifully! Jed is a cool nickname, the meaning is great and it's not a commonly used Biblical name. Love it!
LV51sfan91  4/11/2015
In Citizen Kane (Orson Welles), Jedidiah Leland (played by Joseph Cotten) is Kane's best friend.
― Anonymous User  2/5/2012
This is the name of the tenth Duggar child.
estherndodd  1/5/2012
I hate this name. It sounds too ultra-religious. It makes me think of fundamentalist Christians who believe in the whole Bible literally.
bananarama  2/26/2010
I absolutely LOVE this name. I hate however the nickname 'Jed.'
Fluffy_Thewerewolf.  6/30/2008
I hate this über-biblical name. I hate the short form Jed as well. The name sounds like an old man's name. I loathe all names ending in -iah, except maybe Mariah, as they sound so annoyingly religious.
slight night shiver  4/24/2008
From the Hebrew Ye-di-diah.
― Anonymous User  9/15/2007
Originating from the same Hebrew root word as the name David.
rogerelisabeth  9/15/2007
I have a nephew named Jedidiah who is 27. I call him Jeddo, but that is just an term of endearment from a loving aunt. Jedidiah was a name of endearment given to the infant King Solomon by the prophet Nathan, and my nephew's middle name happens to be Nathan.
― Anonymous User  12/31/2006
This is a great name for a boy. The nickname Jed is cool. I also like the meaning of this name.
― Anonymous User  9/25/2006
This is merely my own opinion -- Jedidiah (or Jed) gives me the distinct impression of a gentle country-bumpkin (and, somehow, he is always an older person in my mind). No offense intended; it is only an impression -- a very strong impression that I can't seem to shake.
― Anonymous User  2/17/2006
Jedidiah Smith was a famous pioneering mountain man in the United States' early history.
breakofday  12/9/2005
The famous American hunter, trapper, fur trader, trailblazer, author, cartographer and explorer spelled his name Jedediah Smith, not Jedidiah.
essie  8/22/2014
'Friend of god' would be a more accurate translation.
tregetour  3/11/2005
This name is pronounced yeh-dee-dyah in Hebrew.
Miss Claire  12/5/2004

Comments are left by users of this website. They are not checked for accuracy.

Add a Comment