Name: Irad

Origin and Meaning of the Name Irad

  • Meaning:
    City of witness; donkey; fugitive
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ee rahd)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Irad)
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Miscellaneous Info for Irad

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In the Old Testament and the Torah Irad was the grandson of Cain, the grandson of Enoch and the father of Mehujael. The origin of the name is debated. It may derive from ir meaning city and ud meaning return, repeat, bear witness or testimony, Other theories include that it comes from ayir meaning male donkey, yarad meaning to decline, 'ir meaning excitement and 'yr to run away or escape by being quick.

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