Nehemiah

Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #343 in 2013 and #359 in 2014.

Famous People

Nehemiah Persoff (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Hebrew נְחֶמְיָה ‎(“consolation of Yahweh”).

Meaning(s):

-A governor of Judea who was, according to the Tanakh, sent by the king of Persia to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.

-The sixteenth book of the Old Testament of the Bible, and a book of the Tanakh.

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-) of biblical origin.