Esther meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Esther No. of characters: 6 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: English French Spanish Dutch Jewish Biblical Biblical Latin Biblical Greek Old Persian
How to pronounce Esther e-sther What does my name mean? Meanings: Star Myrtle Leaf Like a Star Stampedding Horses Persian origin, meaning: Star Babylonian origin, meaning similar to the goddess Ishtar. In Germany, consistently popular. Widely known through the book of Esther in the Old Testament.

Esther was ranked 9637 in 2013 US male names list and elevated by 10.36% from its previous ranking of 10751 in 2010. Esther was ranked 183 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 9.85% from its previous ranking of 203 in 2015.

Full form of Esther : Energetic Sincere Thoughtful High-Spirited Ethical Religious

Esther is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2006 and ranked 154 in 2015. Around 6200 people wear Esther as their first name. Esther is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Esther is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1885 and ranked 183 (0.045527% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 254169 people wear Esther as their first name. Esther is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1890 and ranked 183 (0.045527% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 254169 people have Esther as their first name. Esther is not a native United States and Esther may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.070317% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Esther
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Expression number of Esther is 3.

Esther are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Esther are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Esther possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

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Esther Hanuka in Dakota Bound as Actress
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Esther Song in Arrested Development as Actress
Esther McAuley in Deaf Beat as Actress
Names like Esther Esther Namesakes Related Names: EstaEstabanEstaciaEstafaniEstafaniaEstalEstaleeEstaleenEstaleneEstalineEstanisladaEstanisladoEstanislaoEstarlinEstavanEstavonEstcottEstebanEsteeEsteenComments :Esther or Ester is a name feminine Hebrew origin meaning Star, is a biblical character and is likely to come from the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. The Jewish people celebrate the commemoration of the 14th of the month of Adar, the feast of Purim. It is said that all have a point of Esther mischievously. Etymologically speaking, is generally considered to be a derivative of the name of the goddess Babylonian Ištar , known by Jews as עַשְׁתֹרֶת ( 'Ashtoret ), (the name of which has unknown origin) ; alternative hypotheses the lead back instead to the Persian sitareh ( " Star ", in which case it would have a meaning similar to the names Stella, Hoshi, Najm, Astro, Ylli, Csilla and Tara). In Italy the name is more prevalent in North, and is also attested to a male form, "Foreign", however, very rare. English forms are used since the Protestant Reformation. It should be noted that the two English Hypocorism Essie and Hettie are shared with one Estelle and the other with Henrietta. Quite peculiar way, from the name of a woman named (Esther Vanhomrigh) derives the name Vanessa. Linguistic versions of the name are Catalan : Ester, Czech : Ester, Danish : Esther, Hebrew : אֶסְתֵר ( 'Ester ), Finland : Foreign, Esther, French : Esther, Biblical Greek : Εσθήρ ( Esther ), English : Esther, Hester. - Loree Didion Popularity of Esther
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