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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: King of righteousness

Pronunciation: mel-kiz-uh-dek, /ˌmɛlˈkɪzəˌdɛk/, M EH L CH IH Z AH D AH K

Popularity Rank: #148,899

On this page:

  • 1. Melchizedek Meaning
  • 2. Melchizedek Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Melchizedek
  • 4. Translations of Melchizedek
  • 5. Melchizedek Name Popularity
  • 6. Melchizedek popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Melchizedek
  • 8. Melchizedek Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Melchizedek

Melchizedek Meaning

Derived from the Hebrew name Malki Tzedek, meaning 'king of righteousness'. In the Bible, Melchizedek was a king and priest who blessed Abraham.

Melchizedek also means "King of righteousness".

Melchizedek is commonly found in Nigeria, United States of America, South Africa, and 20 more countries.

Melchizedek Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: mel-kiz-uh-dek

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˌmɛlˈkɪzəˌdɛk/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: M EH L CH IH Z AH D AH K

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

CH: Pronounce as in "cheese" (CH IY Z)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

Z: Pronounce as in "zoo" (Z UW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

D: Pronounce as in "dog" (D AO G)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Melchizedek

  • Arabic: ملكي صادق
  • Bulgarian: Мелхиседек
  • Danish: Melkisedek (Bibelen)
  • Greek, Modern (1453-): Μελχισεδέκ
  • French: Melchisédech
  • Hebrew: מלכי-צדק
  • Japanese: メルキゼデク
  • Korean: 멜기세덱
  • Russian: Мелхиседек
  • Serbian: Мелхиседек
  • Ukrainian: Мелхіседек
  • Chinese: 麥基洗德

Melchizedek Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Melchizedek is recorded 141 times globally, ranking it as the 148,899th most common name worldwide.

Melchizedek is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 45 occurrences, making it the 11,775th most popular name in the country.

In Nigeria, the name Melchizedek is found among 1 in every 25770 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Melchizedek Popularity by Country

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Nigeria#11,7751 : 25,770
United States of America#49,8751 : 78,657
South Africa#33,7521 : 101,951

List of countries the name Melchizedek is rarely found

Melchizedek popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Melchizedek from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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