Name: Maccabee

Origin and Meaning of the Name Maccabee

  • Meaning:
    Hammer
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAK ah BEE)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Maccabee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Maccabee

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Maccabee originated from the surname of a family of Jewish patriots who led a successful revolt against the Syrians. The Maccabbes ruled Palestine until 37 B.C.

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