AHAB
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אַחְאָב (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: AY-hab (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "uncle", from Hebrew אָח ('ach) "brother" and אֲב ('av) "father". This was the name of a king of Israel in the Old Testament, the husband of Jezebel. This name was later used by Herman Melville in his novel 'Moby-Dick' (1851).
Related Names
VARIANT: Achab (Biblical Latin)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Achaab (Biblical Greek), 'Ach'av (Biblical Hebrew)