Hadassah (first name)

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Hadassah ( Hebrew : הֲדַסָּה) is a female given name .

Origin and meaning

The name comes from the Hebrew הֲדַס (hadas) and myrtle tree . In the Old Testament , this is the Hebrew name of Queen Esther .

Variants are Hadas and Hadasa (Hebrew) and Hode and Hodel ( Yiddish ).

Well-known namesake

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Mike Campbell: Meaning, origin and history of the name Hadassah. Retrieved May 5, 2019 .