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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". From esaw. Biblical: Esau, the eldest son of Isaac, was tricked out of his inheritance by his brother Jacob. He was born covered in red hair and was a skilled and adventurous hunter. See also Edom.

Esau is also pronounced similarly to Asa and Isa.


Esau is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#47520 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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