Hadassah Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Hadassah:
Hebrew name meaning "myrtle, a myrtle tree." In the Bible, Hadassah is the Hebrew name of Queen Esther.
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Hadass, Hada, Haddie, Dahssie, Dahssa
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From Hebrew, meaning "myrtle tree". The Persian form is Esther, meaning "star".
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Hadassah, savior of her people in the Old Testament's Book of Esther
Hadassah Lieberman, wife of Connecticut (U.S.A.) Senator Joe Lieberman
- Hadassah in song, story & screen
Hadass, character in the movie "Yentl", played by Amy Irving.
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America is the name of the largest American Jewish volunteer women's organization.
Francine Rivers' Mark of the Lion series: main character is named Hadassah.
Hadassah McDaniels, Character in Welcome to Nightvale Podcast