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.
founded In-N-Out Burger, with her husband Harry Snyder.They had two sons, Harry Guy Snyder and Richard Snyder. Esther Snyder outlived her husband, who died in 1976 and both of her sons, one of whom died in a plane crash and the other succumbed to a drug overdose.She died on August 4, 2006, aged 86, from undisclosed causes. She is survived by her only grandchild, Lynsi Martinez (ne Snyder), who is now the heir to the In-N-Out Burger company.
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Esther Name also appears in following Origin(s): Biblical, Jewish, Farsi, Spanish, Arabic
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