Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts אֲדֹנִיָה(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. ad-ə-NIE-jə(English)  [key]

Meaning & History

Means "my lord is Yahweh" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of King David's sons in the Old Testament. Though he was the eldest surviving son of David, he was passed over as heir to the throne in favour of Solomon.

Related Names

Other Languages & Cultures'Adoniyah(Biblical Hebrew)
Entry updated November 16, 2019