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    Name: Moses

    Origin and Meaning of the Name Moses

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    Gender:

    Boy

    Origin:

    Hebrew

    Meaning:

    Drawn out of the water

    Origin:

    English

    Meaning:

    Drawn out of the water

    Pronunciation:

    (MO zes); (MO zez)   [Guide]

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    Miscellaneous Info for Moses

    Categories:

    Biblical Names, Jewish Names, Bible Names

    Used in:

    English speaking countries

    Additional info:

    English form of Moshe.

    According to the Bible, Moses was born to a Hebrew mother who protected him during a genocide of all newborn boys, and was adopted into the Egyptian royal family. He later freed the Hebrew slaves, leading them out of Egypt, through the Red Sea, and in the desert for 40 years.

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    Popularity Rank of Moses

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