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.

In England, this name was used exclusively 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
France
Latin
c1120 Urias (nom) CartNoyers CDXXXVI
Germany
Early New High German
1554 Ury (nom) MHCG2 333; 1555 Ury (nom) ibid. 335
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Uriah". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Uriah.