Havilah Name Meaning & Origin
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Havah, Lahi, Vila, Lali, Hava, Havi, Havy
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a Hebrew name meaning "circle," from the root "khul" which can mean "twist," "dance," or "writhe."
mentioned in the old testament as a gold-bearing region, and also the name of a couple of men who are really only mentioned as being in someone's family.
On one cite I found that my name (Havilah) means "That suffers pain, that brings forth". They say the origin of the name is biblical. I guess that shows you that names can have a lot of meanings! I didn't even know my name meant that.
My name is Havilah, it is a Hebrew name. It has several different meanings, but the most common are "a bundle of," "the one that experiences great pain and brings forth," And "a stretch of sand/gold."
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It is the name of one of Tevye, the main character's, daughters in the very successful musical "Fiddler on the Roof" performed on Broadway, then later turned into a movie in 1971.