Name: Gad

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gad

  • Meaning:
    Fortune; happiness
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (gahd)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Gad)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gad

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Male Hebrew name meaning "fortune, luck, happiness". In the Old Testament, Gad was the 7th son of Jacob the oldest son of Leah’s maid Zilpa. Another Gad was a seer or more commonly understood, a prophet of King David of Israel.

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