Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Uriah m. Hebrew אוּרִיָּה 'God is my light'.

The name of a number of minor Old Testament characters. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Urie, Vrie, Vrye.

This name was used exclusively in England in the second half of the 16th C.

England
Early Modern English
1585 Ury StAnthonlin p. 31, Urye ibid. p. 31; 1587 Urias ibid. p. 32
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Uriah". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Uriah.