Esther

Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #224 in 2013 and #203 in 2014.

Famous People

Esther Rolle (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Esther Williams (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Esther Povitsky (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Esther Phillips (Singer), Esther Vergeer (Tennis Player), Esther Scott (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Esther Forbes (Writer), Esther Ralston (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Ancient Greek Ἐσθήρ ‎(Esthḗr), from Classical Hebrew אֶסְתֵּר ‎(ʾestēr), from Old Persian [script needed] ‎(star-, “star”) or from עִשְׁתָּר ‎(ʿištār, “Ishtar”). Compare Middle Persian stl ‎(star, “star”), stʾlk' ‎(stārag, “star”), Modern Persian ستاره ‎(setâre, “star”).

Meaning(s):

-A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.

-The heroine of the Book of Esther.

-( female name -comes from the Persian language-).

In Spanish

Meaning(s):

-Esther

-The book of Esther

-( female name).

In French

Meaning(s):

-( female name).

In German

Meaning(s):

-( female name), a popular spelling variant of Ester.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( female name), a popular spelling variant of Ester.

In Latin

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Meaning(s):

-(Esther)

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-( female name), a less common spelling of Ester.