Given Name GETHSEMANE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Various
PRONOUNCED: geth-SEM-ə-nee (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From a biblical place name, the garden where Jesus was arrested, located on the Mount of Olives near Jerusalem. It is derived from Γεθσημανι (Gethsemani), the Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning "oil vat". It is very rarely used as a given name.

Categories

biblical, biblical places, place names
Entry updated May 31, 2018