Jedidiah: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jedidiah

A Hebrew name meaning “beloved of the Lord.” And your little Jedidiah will be beloved of everyone – especially his grandparents, who will be unable to resist their beloved’s requests for candy and unnecessary toys.

Nicknames:

Jed, Jedi.

Famous people named Jedidiah:

Geographer (and father of telegraph inventor Samuel Morse) Jedidiah Morse; Revolutionary War general Jedidiah Preble; actor Jedidiah Goodacre; TV personality Jedidiah Duggar.

Fun facts:

This name was first used in the United States by the Puritans, but didn't become popular enough to hit the charts until the 1970s.

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