Neriah Name Meaning

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Fact: The name Neriah is found in the Bible, where Neriah is the father of Baruch, the scribe of the prophet Jeremiah.

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A Deep Dive

Neriah Overview

Meaning

Lamp, light of God

Gender

Girl

Origin

Hebrew

Etymology

Derived from the Hebrew name “Neriyah,” meaning “lamp of God” or “light of God.”

Pronunciation

/nəˈraɪ.ə/

Popularity

Neriah is a relatively uncommon name worldwide, used in various cultures. Recently, Neriah has not been ranked within the top 1000 names in the USA.

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

6 letters

Numerology

1 (Pioneering, Independent, Leading)

Name Styles

Religious and Spiritual, Unique, Exotic

Associated Traits

Unique, spiritual, intelligent, compassionate

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

Neriah is mentioned in the Bible as the father of Baruch, the scribe of the prophet Jeremiah.
A Deep Dive

Neriah Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Neriya, Neriyya, Neriyah, Neria, Neri

Common Nicknames

Neri, Nia, Ria, Naya, Nay, Nini

Diminutives

Neri, Riah, Nia, Nay, Ri

Famous People

  • Neriah Fisher
    (American YouTuber)
  • Neriah Davis
    (American Model and Actress)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Neriah
    ("Jeremiah," TV Film)
  • "Neriah's Journey"
    (Novel by J.R. Rain)
  • Neriah
    ("The Chosen," TV Series)
  • "Neriah's Song"
    (Album by Indie Artist)
  • Neriah Rivers
    ("Neriah Rivers," TV Series)

Places

  • Neriah City
    (Kentucky, USA)
  • Neriah Park
    (California, USA)
  • Neriah River
    (Western Australia, Australia)
  • Neriah Lake
    (Ontario, Canada)
  • Neriah Valley
    (Tennessee, USA)
  • Neriah Forest
    (Queensland, Australia)

What Is the Meaning of Neriah?

Neriah means “lamp of the Lord” in Hebrew. This name often suggests a personality that is bright and illuminating, embodying qualities of wisdom, guidance, and inspiration.

What Is the Origin of The Name Neriah?

Neriah has Hebrew origins. It is derived from the Hebrew name “Neriyah,” which appears in the Bible. Neriah is mentioned in the Old Testament as the father of Baruch, a scribe and disciple of the prophet Jeremiah. The name has a strong biblical heritage and has been used in various cultures.

Neriah Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Neriah in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#16782021#9942022#9902023
Top 3 Rankings#9322014#9412013#9462015

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Neriah

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
2023990
(+4 from 2022)
257
(-7 from 2022)
0.01469
2022994
(+684 from 2021)
264
(+141 from 2021)
0.01472
20211678
(-87 from 2020)
123
(-8 from 2020)
0.00687
20201591
(+281 from 2019)
131
(+24 from 2019)
0.00741
20191872
(+238 from 2018)
107
(+17 from 2018)
0.00583
20182110
(-36 from 2017)
90
(-4 from 2017)
0.00484
20172074
(-789 from 2016)
94
(-93 from 2016)
0.00498
20161285
(-339 from 2015)
187
(-100 from 2015)
0.00966
2015946
(-14 from 2014)
287
(-2 from 2014)
0.01471
2014932
(+9 from 2013)
289
(+21 from 2013)
0.01477
2013941
(+398 from 2012)
268
(+93 from 2012)
0.01390
20121339
(+280 from 2011)
175
(+42 from 2011)
0.00902
20111619
(+337 from 2010)
133
(+31 from 2010)
0.00686
20101956
(+360 from 2009)
102
(+18 from 2009)
0.00520
20092316
(+999 from 2008)
84
(+34 from 2008)
0.00415
20083315
(-220 from 2007)
50
(-6 from 2007)
0.00240
20073095
(+1714 from 2006)
56
(+27 from 2006)
0.00265
20064809
(+791 from 2005)
29
(+7 from 2005)
0.00139
20055600
(-394 from 2004)
22
(-2 from 2004)
0.00108
20045206
(-1551 from 2003)
24
(-14 from 2003)
0.00119
20033655
(+524 from 2002)
38
(+8 from 2002)
0.00189
20024179
(+830 from 2001)
30
(+7 from 2001)
0.00152
20015009
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23
(+7 from 2000)
0.00116
20006486
(-2 from 1999)
16
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0.00080
19996484
(+235 from 1998)
15
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0.00077
19986719
(-1710 from 1997)
14
(-6 from 1997)
0.00072
19975009
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20
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0.00105
19966064
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15
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0.00078
19958766
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9
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0.00047
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American States Popularity Rankings for Neriah

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#18612021#9072022#8482023

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#14892021#15802022#12502023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#11782021#6072022#5032023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#13842020#14902022#8842023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#14462021#5542022#10862023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#12112017#9392022#9202023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#7802020#4262022#10052023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#16742021#11212022#16042023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#15692020#13542022#13592023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#9482020#8402022#8102023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#7652015#10222022#7322023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#9152015#11412018#9272022

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#16222020#9292022#11082023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#11482019#10322021#10432022

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#12292014#8162015#8472023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#9372014#9012022#12112023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#8462015#8192022#8172023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#8522015#8952016#10172023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#8572013#7242014#6892023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#3542014#5862020

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#12142014#8752023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#9732014#7062022

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#9002022#9002023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#6392014

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#9202015

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#9272016

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#8332015

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#5762022

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#8282016

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#4802014

Popularity Rankings for Neriah in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#3892014#3062015#4552022

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#10822020#11832021#6352022

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#9902018#7712020#7672021

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#8562023

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Neriah a Name for Boys or Girls?

Neriah is fitting for either boys or girls because of its beautiful and significant meaning, making it a choice that stands out.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Neriah

  • Neriya
  • Neriyya
  • Neriyah
  • Neria
  • Neri
  • Neriya
  • Neri
  • Nia
  • Ria
  • Naya
  • Nay
  • Nini
  • Neri
  • Riah
  • Nia
  • Nay
  • Ri

Neriah in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Neriah Fisher (YouTuber, born 2000): An American YouTuber and social media influencer who creates lifestyle and beauty content.
  • Neriah Davis (Model, born 1972): An American model and actress, recognized for her work with Playboy magazine as Playmate of the Month in March 1994.
  • Neriah ("Jeremiah," 1998 TV Film): A character in the biblical film based on the life of the prophet Jeremiah, where Neriah is his trusted scribe.
  • "Neriah's Journey" (2015 Novel by J.R. Rain): Follows a young woman's spiritual quest and self-discovery in a mystical world.
  • Neriah ("The Chosen," 2017 TV Series): A minor character who interacts with the main cast in this modern retelling of biblical stories.
  • Neriah ("Neriah's Song," 2019 Album by Indie Artist): An album of soulful and reflective songs by an independent artist named Neriah.
  • Neriah Rivers ("Neriah Rivers," 2018 TV Series): A drama series about the life of a young woman named Neriah navigating the complexities of her personal and professional life.
  • Neriah City (Kentucky, USA): A small community in Kentucky known for its rural charm and scenic surroundings.
  • Neriah Park (California, USA): A public park in California known for its recreational facilities and green spaces.
  • Neriah River (Western Australia, Australia): A river in Western Australia known for its picturesque views and fishing spots.
  • Neriah Lake (Ontario, Canada): A serene lake in Ontario, popular for its fishing, boating, and natural beauty.
  • Neriah Valley (Tennessee, USA): A valley in Tennessee known for its lush landscapes and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Neriah Forest (Queensland, Australia): A forested area known for its hiking trails and diverse wildlife.
  • Neriah Hills (New South Wales, Australia): A range of hills in New South Wales, popular for hiking and panoramic views.
  • Neriah Street (London, UK): A historic street in London known for its charming architecture and cultural significance.
  • Neriah Island (British Columbia, Canada): An island in British Columbia known for its natural beauty and wildlife habitats.
  • Neriah Township (Illinois, USA): A township in Illinois known for its agricultural landscape and community spirit.

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  • Mariah
  • Sariah
  • Toriah
  • Lariah
  • Zariah
  • Ariah
  • Soraya
  • Daria
  • Amariah
  • Azariah
  • Lucian
  • Lucius
  • Theon
  • Apollo
  • Eliezer
  • Oriana
  • Phosphor
  • Eleora
  • Dawn
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Sibling Names for Neriah

  • Fergus
  • Leander
  • Merrick
  • Theron
  • Callum
  • Beckett

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