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Esau meaning and name origin

Esau \e-sau\ as a boy's name is pronounced EE-sah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Esau is "hairy". Biblical: Esau, the older twin brother of Jacob, was a skilled and adventurous hunter.

For more information, see also the related name Edom.

Baby names that sound like Esau are Asa and Isa. Other similar baby names are Ehsan, Eliu, Ean, Esias, Esme, Esmay, Euan, Eva, Ezar, Esra and Eian.

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Popularity of Esau

Esau is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#47520 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Esau for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Esau with similar and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Esau name in U.S.
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