Given Name ANANIAS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ανανιας (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: an-ə-NIE-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From ‘Ανανιας (Hananias), the Greek form of HANANIAH. In Acts in the New Testament this is the name of three characters: a disciple in Damascus, the husband of Sapphira, and the high priest of the Jews who tries Paul.
VARIANT: Annas (Biblical Latin)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hananias, Hannas (Biblical Greek), Chananyah (Biblical Hebrew)
USER SUBMISSION: Ánanias

Categories

Orthodox saints
Entry updated December 8, 2017