Hebrew Names with"YAH"

Abd’yah – “servant of YAH” – later replaced with Abdi

Abi’yah – “YAH is a father” – replaced with Abijah

Ada’yah – “YAH has adorned” – replaced with Adaiah

Adoni’yah – “YAH is Master” – replaced with Adonijah

Ahaz’yah – “YAH has seized” – replaced with Ahaziah

Ahi’yah – “YAH is a brother” – replaced with Ahijah

Amar’yah – “YAH has said” – replaced with Amariah

Amas’yah – “YAH has borne” – replaced with Amasiah

Amaz’yah – “YAH is strong” – replaced with Amaziah

Asa’yah – “YAH has made” – replaced with Asaiah

Athal’yah – “YAH is exalted” – replaced with Athaliah

Azal’yah – “YAH has shown himself distinguished” – replaced with Azaliah

Azan’yah – “YAH has given ear” – replaced with Azaniah

Azar’yah – “YAH has helped” – replaced with Azariah

Beal’yah – “YAH is Baal (Lord)” – replaced with Bealiah

Bede’yah – “branch of YAH” – replaced with Bedeiah

Bena’yah – “YAH has built” – replaced with Benaiah

Benyamin – “Son of the right hand” – later replaced with Benjamin

Bera’yah – “YAH has created” – replaced with Beraiah

Berek’yah – “YAH has blessed” – replaced with Berechiah

Besod’yah – “secret counsel YAH” – replaced with Besodeiah

Bunn’yah – “built by YAH” – replaced with Bunni

Conan’yah – “YAH has established” – replaced with Conaniah

D’ny’al – “alah is mighty” – replaced with Daniel

Dela’yah – “YAH has drown out” – replaced with Delaiah

Ali’yah/Aliyyahu – “my alah is YAH” – replaced with Elijah

alah – “Mighty One” – later replaced with God

alahim – “mighty ones” – later replaced with gods

Gedal’yah – “YAH is great” – replaced with Gedaliah

Haba’yah – “YAH has hidden” – replaced with Habaiah

Hanan’yah – “YAH has shown favor” – replaced with Hananiah

Hasad’yah – “YAH has shown favor” – replaced with Hasadiah

Hash’ab’yah – “YAH has taken account” – replaced with Hashabiah

Hash’abn’yah – “YAH has taken account with me” – replaced with Hashabniah

Hawwah – “life” – later replaced with Eve

Hezek’yah – “YAH is strength” – replaced with Hezekiah

Hilk’yah – “YAH is my portion” – replaced with Hilkiah

Hod’yah – “YAH is majesty” – replaced with Hodiah

Hodav’yah – “thank you YAH” – replaced with Hodaviah

Hosha’yah – “YAH has saved” – replaced with Hoshaiah

Ibn’yah – “YAH builds up” – replaced with Ibneiah/Ibnijah

Ife’de’yah – “YAH redeems” – replaced with Iphdeiah

Kusha’yah – “YAH has presented” – replaced with Kushiah

Lewi – “Joined to” – later replaced with Levi

Ma’ad’yah – “YAH promises” – replaced with Maadiah

Ma’ase’yah – “work of YAH” – replaced with Maaseiah

Ma’az’yah – “YAH is a refuge” – replaced with Maaziah

Malak’yah – “messenger of YAH” – later replaced with Malachi

Malki’yah – “YAH is king” – replaced with Malchijah

Matt’it’yahu – Gift of YAH – replaced with Matthew

Mik’yah – “Who is like YAH” – later replaced with Micah

Mika’yah – “who is like YAH” – replaced with Micaiah

Mikne’yah – “possession of YAH” – replaced with Mikneiah

Mosheh – “drawn out” – later replaced with Moses

Nedab’yah – “YAH has been generous” – replaced with Nedabiah

Nehem’yah – “YAH has comforted” – replaced with Nehemiah

Ner’yah – “YAH is a lamp” – replaced with Neriah

Obd’yah –Servant of YAH – replaced with Obadiah

Petha’yah – “YAH has opened the womb” – replaced with Pethahiah

Repha’yah – “YAH has healed” – replaced with Rephaiah

Sha’ul – “Desired” – later replaced with Saul

Shalomoh –  peace – replaced with Solomon

Shamar’yah – “YAH has kept” – replaced with Shamariah

Sheban’yah – “return O YAH” – replaced with Shaban’yah

Shelem’yah – “YAH has recompensed” – replaced with Shelemiah

Shema’yah – “YAH has heard” – replaced with Shemaiah

Shereb’yah – “YAH has sent burning heat” – replaced with Sherebiah

Shimon – “Heard” – later replaced with Simeon

Shimshon – “Like the sun” – later replaced with Samson

Tsphn’yah – YAH has hidden – replaced with Zephaniah

Ya’az’yah – “may YAH nourish” – replaced with Jaaziah

Ya’azan’yah – “YAH hearkens” – replaced with Jaazaniah

Yadid’yah –  beloved of YHWH – replaced with Jedidiah

YAH – Short for YHWH – He who created himself, the Almighty Creator – replaced with JAH, the suffix –iah, the prefix Jeho-, Ja, Je, and Jo.

Yaqob – “heel holder or supplanter” – replaced with Jacob

Yah’asu – “YAH makes” – replaced with Jaasu

Yah’dai – “YAH leads” – replaced with Jahdai

Yah’do – “may YAH rejoice” – Jahdo

Yah’hu – “YAH is He” – replaced with Jehu

Yah’ir – “YAH enlightens” – replaced with Jair

Yah’kim – “YAH establishes, raises up” – replaced with Jakim

Yah’le’el – “may YAH Eloah show himself well disposed” – replaced with Jahleel

Yah’mai – “YAH protects” – replaced with Jahmai

Yah’nai – “YAH answers” – replaced with Janai

Yah’nathan – “YAH has given” – replaced with Jonathan

Ya’pheth – “ make spacious” – replaced with Japheth

Yah’rushalayin – Rightous set apart city of YAH – replaced with Jerusalem

Yah’shama – “YAH has heard” – replaced with Jehoshama/Hoshama

Yah’shub – “may YAH return” – replaced with Jashub

Yah’udah – YAH is praised – replaced with Judah

Yah’ze’el – “YAH distributes” – replaced with Jahzeel

Yah’ze’yah – “YAH sees” – replaced with Jahzeiah

Yaho’haz – “YAH has laid hold of” – replaced with Jehohaz

Yahoal – “YAH is alah” – later replaced with Joel

Yahohanan – “YAH is a gracious giver” – later replaced with John

Yahoiarib – “may YAH plead” – replaced with Jehoirib

Yahoshaphat – “YAH has judged” – replaced with Jehoshaphat

Yahuda – “YAH be Praised” – later replaced with Judah

Yahzk’al – “alah is my strength” – later replaced with Ezekiel

Yapheth – One of Noah’s three sons – later replaced with Japheth

Yeberek’yah – “YAH blesses” – replaced with Jeberechiah

Yeh’yah – “YAH lives” – replaces with Jehiah

Yekol’yah – “YAH has shown himself mighty” – Jecholiah

Yerme’yah – “YAH founds, or lifts up, exalts” – replaced with Jeremiah

Yezan’yah – “YAH hearkens” – replaced with Jezaniah

YHWH – He who created himself, the mighty one of Ysrael, Creator – later replaced with “the LORD” or “GOD”

YHWH-nissi – “YHWH is my banner” – replaced with with Jehovah-nissi

YHWH-shalom – “YHWH is peace” – replaced with Jehovah-shalom

YHWH-yireh – “YHWH will provide” – replaced with Jehovah-jire

Yiri’yah – “YAH sees or provides” – replaced with Irijah

Yis’sh’yah – “may YAH forget (my misfortune or sin)” – replaced with Isshiah/Isshijah

Yishma’yah – “YAH hears” – replaced with Ishmaiah

Yshra’al – “alah will prevail” – later replaced with Israel

Yshra’alites – Descendants of Yaqob – later replaced with Israelites

Yitshaq – “He Laughs” – later replaced with Isaac

Yizrah’yah – “YAH arises” – replaced with Izrahiah

Yizz’yah – “may YAH sprinkle (purify)” – replaced with Izziah

Yrme’Yah – “YAH sends” – later replaced with Jeremiah

Yshayahu – “YAH is mighty” – later replaced with Isaiah

Yssaskar – “There is recompense” – later replaced with Issachar

Zakr’yah – “YAH has remembered” – later replaced with Zechariah

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