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.
Esther is drived from an Eastern Goddess ISHTAR and means "star" or "galaxy" in Persian language. The history . behind the name , Queen Esther helped to save the Jews during wars and conflicts. The name is popular in Britain after the birth of Ester Cleveland in the year of 1893, who was the daughter of famous leader and president Grover Cleveland. Esther Williams of present generation,is a beautiful actress and a swimmer.
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.
: Essie, Essy, Esta, Estee, Ester, Estera, Ettey, Etti, Ettie, Etty, Hester, Hesther, HeEssie, Essy, Esta
Esther Ridder, Esther Peres, Esther Scharf
Esther Name also appears in following Origin(s): Biblical, Jewish, Farsi, Spanish, Arabic
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