Moshe meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Egyptian
Usage: Hebrew, English, Polish and Yiddish
Meaning: Son
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Meaning of Moshe is Son is prevalently used in Polish, Yiddish, English and Hebrew used as a gender insensitive name is rooted from Egyptian. Moshe is variation of biblical and cherished Moses. Meaning of Moses is Foundling, Child and Son of the Nile is of English, Arabic and Hebrew origin.

Variants of Moshe

Moses, Moeshe, Moïsette

Names that rhyme with Moshe

Popularity of Moshe

a popular name in United States having over 13551 recievers in 81 years of usage. Currently the name is rising, in 2013, 529 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 519th position. Moshe is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 700 names. In 2009, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 696 on boy names chart when 43 babies were named Moshe. There are over 612 babies that have been given the name Moshe in England and Wales.

Moshe is an uncommon baby name in France, although it has been in use since 1974 but could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 137 people have been named Moshe in France. In Belgium, it has been in use since 1996 and achieved its top ranking of 794 in 1997. There are over 111 babies that have been given the name Moshe in Belgium. But Moshe is a popular baby name in Israel where every 1 in 100 have the name as well as in, South Africa and India. At least, 110000 people globally have carried Moshe as their given name according to our estimate.

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Moshe in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Moshe?

Sometimes you feel like you are born to win, and other times you refer to yourself as a born loser. No one is as kind these days and has the same heart as you do. But once they get to know you better, they see that you are nothing like presented. When it comes to giving an honest advice, you can be hard. When you are having hardships, you feel like the world's falling apart when it's not. People come to you when they need an objective opinion about almost everything, except romance.

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  •  Nanni - Origin of Nanni is in Hawaiian, Hebrew and Old Norse is used chiefly in Swedish, Danish and German, meaning of Nanni is "Grace, He (God) Was Gracious or Mercy" is given to both sexes
  •  Mosès - Origin of Mosès is in Hebrew, meaning of Mosès is "Saved from the Waters"
  •  Ronney - Used in Finnish, Danish and English unheard-of, Ronney came from Hebrew and Old Norse, Ronney means "Strong Counsel or Image" is used as a gender-neutral name
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Namesakes of Moshe

    Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel
  • Moshe Katsav, Israeli former politician
  • Moshe Greenberg, American Jewish rabbi, Bible scholar
  • Moshe Marzouk, Egyptian Karaite Jew
  • Moshe Bar, Israeli author, investor and entrepreneur
  • Moshe Hammer, Israeli-Canadian violinist
  • Moshe Dvoretzky, Bulgarian actor
  • Moshe Ziffer, Israeli artist and sculptor
  • Moshe Breslover, closest disciple of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
  • Moshe Lazar, professor of comparative literature and drama at the University of Southern California
  • Moshe Teitelbaum, Rebbe of Ujhely in Hungary
  • Moshe Levy, author
  • Moshe Dwek, Israeli most notable for throwing a hand grenade in the Knesset while it was in session in 1957 and for a failed run for the Knesset
  • Moshe Atzmon, Israeli conductor
  • Moshe Zorman, Israeli composer
  • Moshe Schick, prominent Hungarian Orthodox rabbi
  • Moshe Levinger, Israeli Religious Zionist activist and an Orthodox Rabbi who
  • Moshe Halberstam, son of Grand Rabbi Yaakov Halberstam of Tschakava
  • Moshe Shmuel Shapiro, Rosh Yeshiva and important rabbinic figure
  • Moshe Soloveichik, Orthodox rabbi
  • Moshe Shatzkes, renowned rabbi, Talmudic scholar and noted genius
  • Moshe Sherer, was co-Chairman of the Agudath Israel World Organization from 1980
  • Moshe Tery, is Chairman of the Israel Securities Authority
  • Moshe Karadi, former Israeli police officer and general commissioner of the Israel Police between 2004 and May 1
  • Moshe Leib Lilienblum, Jewish scholar and author
  • Moshe Sanbar, economist and Israeli public figure
  • Moshe ibn Habib, Rishon LeZion
  • Moshe ben Mordechai Galante, 16th-century rabbi
  • Moshe ben Yonatan Galante, 17th-century rabbi at Jerusalem
  • Moshe Kletenik, American rabbi
  • Moshe Friedman, Haredi rabbi
  • Moshe Goshen-Gottstein, German-born professor of Semitic linguistics and biblical philology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Moshe Reuven Azman, Rabbi of the Brodski Synagogue
  • Moshe Maimon, Jewish - Russian painter
  • Moshe Lewin, scholar of Russian and Soviet history
  • Moshe Aryeh Freund, Chief Rabbi of the Edah HaChareidis in Jerusalem
  • Moshe Shmuel Glasner, a Hungarian Talmudic scholar and communal leader
  • Moshe Wolman, Israeli neuropathologist
  • Moshe Gil, renowned Israeli historian
  • Moshe Vardi, Israeli mathematician and computer scientist
  • Moshe Zimmermann, Israeli historian and writer
  • Moshe Safdie, Israeli-Canadian architect, urban designer
  • Moshe Dayan, Israeli military leader and politician
  • Moshe Carmel, Israeli soldier and politician
  • Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, prominent Italian Jewish rabbi, kabbalist
  • Moshe Ya'alon, Israeli politician and former Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces
  • Moshe Mordechai Epstein, was rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Knesseth Yisrael
  • Moshe Feiglin, Israeli politician and columnist
  • Moshe Arens, Israeli aeronautical engineer
  • Moshe Kaplinsky, CEO of Better Place Israel
  • Moshe Hirsch, {{cite web
  • Moshe Baram, Israeli politician
  • Moshe Levi, Israeli military commander and the 12th chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces
  • Moshe Teitelbaum, Hasidic rebbe and the world leader of the Satmar Hasidim

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