Name: Moshe

Origin and Meaning of the Name Moshe

  • Meaning:
    Drawn out of the water
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (moh SHEH)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Moshe)
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Miscellaneous Info for Moshe

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    English and Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Hebrew name of the Biblical figure Moses. Its meaning of 'drawn out of the water', also referring to the Pharaoh's daughter saving the baby Moses from the river, is said to come from the phrase "Min Hamayim Meshitihu' - "I drew him out of the water".

    It may also be derived from the Egyptian for son, child.

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