Esther Meaning in English, Esther Baby Name Origin Gender Meaning Pronunciation

Does Esther Baby Name seem like an intriguing name for your baby? Learn Esther Name Meaning in English, its origin and which gender Esther Baby Name is most suitable for. Check through our list of names that are related to the name Esther, names similar to Esther and sibling names of Esther. Also, read through a detailed numerology report for the name Esther.
Esther
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Gender
Boy, Girl
Origin
Hebrew, Persian
Pronunciation
ES-tər::EHST-er::EHSTer
Meaning
Of Old Persian origin and derived from the translation of the Hebrew name Hadassah meaning 'myrtle'. The name is also biblical in that it was borne by
Related Esther Baby Names
Zoe, Moses, Edison, Lailah, Theodore, Abigail, Chloe, Graham, Indiah, Mercedes, Noel, Kiersten
Similar Esther Baby Names
Eszti, Eszter, Hester, Essie
Sibling Names
Hannah, Abigail, Naomi, Sarah, Anna, Ruth, Rachel, Lydia, Grace, Mary, Evelyn, Miriam, Benjamin, David, Isaiah, Isaac, Daniel, Joshua, Samuel, Noah, Josiah, Jacob, Gideon, Elena, Javier, Petra, Daisy, Gwen, Esther, Olivia, Riley, Georgia, Annie, Poppy
Middle Names
Abigail, Charlotte, Grace, Isobel, Madison, Natalie, Isabella, Rose, Ruth, Sarai, Tahlia, Victoria, Jooeun, June, Kate
About
Esther most likely originates in Old Persian language and means "star-like". Some sources also suggest its derivation from Ishtar, the Babylonian goddess of love. Esther has been one of the most popular feminine given names in the United States for a long time, especially in Jewish families. In the Bible, Esther was a Jewish queen and heroine of the Book of Esther.::Esther has Persian roots and a strong religious backstory. In the Hebrew Bible, Estherwhose Hebrew name was Hadassah (myrtle)was a young Jewish woman married to the Persian king, Ahasuerus. As queen, Esther risked her life to save her people from being exterminated throughout the Persian Empire. The Jewish holiday Purim is celebrated in her memory. This retro name that has been making a comeback. When Ewan McGregor of Star Wars became a dad to a baby girl in 2001, he named her Esther.
Famous Persons
Esther Canadas - modelEsther Allison - writerEsther Bigeou - jazz artistEsther Croft - writerEsther Dyson - writerEsther Fine - writerEsther Hart - musicianEsther Haynes - jazz artistEsther Hunt - artistEsther Lyons - published authorEsther Raab - writerEsther Rolle - actressEsther Vergeer - athleteEsther Williams - actressEsther Wood - writer
Numerology
Numerology SoulUrge Number: 1 People with this name have a deep inner desire to use their abilities in leadership, and to have personal independence. They would rather focus on large, important issues, and delegate the details. Expression Number: 3 People with this name tend to be creative and excellent at expressing themselves. They are drawn to the arts, and often enjoy life immensely. They are often the center of attention, and enjoy careers that put them in the limelight. They tend to become involved in many different activities, and are sometimes reckless with both their energies and with money. Rate this name: Max 5 stars0My Rating This name has 0 vote.