Uriyah is an alternative spelling of Uriah. This Hebrew name is found many times throughout the Bible. The Uriah spelling has been quite popular for baby boys born in the United States during the 21st century, so Uriyah could find some popularity too in the near future. By adding the “y” to the name, we could also see some people choosing it for little girls, even though it's largely a masculine name. Pair Uriyah with both classic and current middle names.

Meaning of the name Uriyah:

Hebrew: God is my light

Origin of the name Uriyah:

Uriyah is a Hebrew name found in the Old Testament of the Bible. It means “God is my light.” Some people also interpret it to mean “flame of God.”

Symbolism of the name Uriyah:

Based on its meaning, Uriyah may be symbolic to parents of faith. They may choose the name for their baby boy so that they can honor God.

Style of the name Uriyah:

Traditional, biblical

Gender of the name Uriyah:


Pronunciation of the name Uriyah:


Number of syllables in the name Uriyah:


Emotion evoked from the name Uriyah:

The baby name Uriyah evokes images of someone who is adventurous, daring, and always ready for a challenge.

Alternative spellings for the name Uriyah:

Nicknames for the name Uriyah:

  • Yuri
  • Rye
  • Yahyah

Popularity of the name Uriyah:

According to the Social Security Administration, Uriyah has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.

Related names for the name Uriyah:

  • Yuri
  • Jeriah
  • Ira
  • Arie 
  • Zariah

Great middle names for Uriyah and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Uriyah:

  • Uriyah Kelley (professional disc golfer)

Uriyah in popular culture: