The origin of the name Abijam is Hebrew


This is how Abijam is written in Hebrew


אֲבִיָּם = Abiyam


The meaning of the name Abijam is: my father is the sea


Abijam was king of Judah, son and successor of Rehoboam


The name Abijam appears in the bible in the following verses:

1 Kings 14:31 KJV
And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David. And his mother’s name was Naamah an Ammonitess. And Abijam his son reigned in his stead.

1 Kings 15:1 KJV
Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam the son of Nebat reigned Abijam over Judah.

1 Kings 15:7 KJV
Now the rest of the acts of Abijam, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? And there was war between Abijam and Jeroboam.

1 Kings 15:8 KJV
And Abijam slept with his fathers; and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in his stead.