Meaning and name origin
Hadassah \ha-dassah, had(as)-sah\ as a girl's name is pronounced ha-DAHS-sah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hadassah is "myrtle, bride; star". Biblical: the Persian Queen Esther's Hebrew name.
For more information, see also the related girl name Asta.
Hadassah is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Hadassah for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Hadassah and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Esther (#203) and Hadassah (#701). (2014 statistics).