Name: Adar

Origin and Meaning of the Name Adar

  • Meaning:
    Illustrious; exalted
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AH dahr)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Adar)
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Miscellaneous Info for Adar

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Hebrew meaning "illustrious; exalted; noble". Adar is also a month of the Hebrew calendar - the month when the holiday of Purim is celebrated.
    In the Old Testament, Adar was a grandson of Benjamin.

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