Names of the Week


Pronunciation: yer-i-ah
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God is Light
Well-Known Uriahs: Uriah Pedrad (Divergent, Veronica Roth), Uriah Heep (David Copperfield, Charles Dickens), Uriah Shelton (Actor), Uriah Duffy (Bassist), Uriah Smith (Photographer)


Nickname: Vince
Pronunciation: Vin-sunt
Origin: England
Meaning: Conquering
Well-Known Vincents: VincentCrabbe (Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling), Vincent Nigel-Murray (Bones), Vincent LaSalle (Recess), Vincent van Gogh (Painter), Vincent D’Onofrio (Actor), Vincent ‘Vinny’ Guadagnino (Jersey Shore Personality)


Nickname: Will
Pronunciation: Will-oh
Origin: England
Meaning: Freedom; Willow Tree
Well-Known Willows: Willow Lynd (“The Sims 3”), Willow Danielle Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Willow Shields (Actress), Willow Smith (Singer), Willow bay (Journalist)


Pronunciation: Zerks-eeze
Origin: Persia
Meaning: Hero Among Heroes
Well-Known Xerxes’s: Xerxes (The Gashlycrumb Tinies, Edward Gorey), Xerxes (Aladdin), Xerxes (Leader of Persia during battle of Salmis)


Pronunciation: Sar-ah; Zar-uh
Origin: France
Meaning: Light; Princess; To Blossom
Well-Known Zaras: Zara White (Need, Carire Jones), Queen Zara (The Secret History of Queen Zarah and the Zarazians, Delarivier Manley), Zara (The Mourning Bride, William Congreve), Zara Wallace (Editor), Zara Wright (Author)

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