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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Scripts עֲדָיָה(Ancient Hebrew)
Other Forms FormsAdajah, Adaya, Adayah
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name עֲדָיָ֫הוּ (Adayahu)
meaning "adorned by YAHWEH
" or "Yahweh has adorned" (compare ADAH
). This was the name of numerous Old Testament characters including the father of JEDIDAH
(i.e., grandfather of King JOSIAH
). In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.