Name: Canaan

Origin and Meaning of the Name Canaan

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    (kah NAAN)
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    Itself (Canaan)
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    Canaan refers to both a region in the nearby Middle East as to a biblical figure. The etymology of this name is unsure. Several suggestions have been made; one of which refers to the Akkadian word kinahhu - 'blue cloth snales'.

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