Name: Gershom

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gershom

  • Meaning:
    Foreigner; stranger
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (GER shom)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Gershom)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gershom

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Gershom is translated in the Bible as meaning "a stranger there." Moses' wife Zipporah calls their first son Gershom because he is born in her homeland of Midian, far from Moses' homeland of Egypt.

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