Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:2053
Meaning:the hill country
Moriah as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin meaning "the hill country". The land of Moriah was a mountainous region mentioned in the Bible. It is believed Abraham was directed there by God to sacrifice Isaac. God intervened, a ram was provided and Isaac was saved. Moriah is thus associated with divine providence, and known as "land of the vision".

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Source: Social Security Administration

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