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Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges

in A Dictionary of First Names

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198610601
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191726675

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Mainly Jewish: name, meaning ‘power’ or ‘might’ in Hebrew, borne in the Bible by six minor characters mentioned in genealogies.

Reference Entry.  46 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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