Esther name meaning
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Esther Name Meaning

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Meaning of Esther

Star

Esther Name Origin

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Esther name origin
In the book of Old Testament Esther was a beautiful Jewish woman who is chosen by the king of Persia (now Iran; see Persian Empire) to be his queen. Esther, with the aid of her cousin Mordecai, stops a plot to massacre the Jews in Persia, and Mordecai becomes the king's chief minister.

This event is celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim.
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In the book of Old Testament Esther was a beautiful Jewish woman who is chosen by the king of Persia (now Iran; see Persian Empire) to be his queen. Esther, with the aid of her cousin Mordecai, stops a plot to massacre the Jews in Persia, and Mordecai becomes the king's chief minister.

This event is celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim.
Possibly means star in Persian. Alternatively it could be a derivative of the name of the Near Eastern goddess ISHTAR. The Book of Esther in the Old Testament tells the story of Queen Esther, the Jewish wife of the king of Persia who saved the Jews of t Esther is the name of the Jewish queen of King Ahasuerus of Persia who save her people from the wicked plans of Haman. It is a symbolic name for girls.
Esther Name also appears in following Origin(s): Biblical, Jewish, Farsi, Spanish, Arabic
Esther also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Greek, Danish, Dutch, English
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