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What does Hadassah mean?

Hadassah Pronunciation of Hadassah as a girls' name is pronounced ha-DAHS-sah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hadassah is "myrtle, bride; star". Biblical: Hebrew form of the Persian Queen Esther's name. Also form of Asta.


ASSOCIATED WITH star, biblical, queen


VARIANTS Dassah, Hadasa, Hadasah, Hadassa



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How popular is Hadassah?

Hadassah is a rare given name for females. Hadassah is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Hadassah was first listed in 2001 and reached its top position of #660 in the U.S. in the year 2016, and is currently at #730. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hadassah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hadassah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

The only other prominent related form of Hadassah (#730 IN RECENT RANKINGS) rated in the Top 2000 is Esther (#153). Adoption of these forms of Hadassah reached its highest in the 1900s (USAGE OF 0.68%) and is now much reduced (USAGE 0.13%, 81% LESS), with the version Esther becoming somewhat dated. Hadassah is the most chic birth name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hadassah, Esther in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Esther outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aayshah, Alissah, Allissah, Alyssah, Haadiyah, Habibah, Hadara, Hadarah, Hadarit (see Hadara), Hadia, Hadiya, Hadjar, Hadlea, Hadleigh, Hadria, Haduraq (see Hadara), Hadya, Hafsa, Hafsah, Hafswa, Haibah, Hajjrah, Hajrah, Halah, Haldana, Haldanna (see Haldana), Haleemah, Halimah, Hamania, Hameedah, Hamidah, Hamnah, Hanaan, Hanah, Haneeah, Haniah, Haninah, Haniyah, Hannah, Hanniah, Hanniyah, Hannyah, Hanyah, Haralda, Hasana, Hassana, Havivah, Havvivah, Hediah, Hedyah, Horasha, Hosannah, Hypasia, Ieashah (see Aisha), Jessah, Kadejah, Mahalah, Mahaliah, Naavah, Nadirah, Nataleah, Natanyah, Natashah, Nessah, Sadah, Saharah, Savanah, Savannah, Shastah, Talassa, Tamarah, Vanassa and Zahavah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hadassah.

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