Given Name HABAKKUK

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: חֲבַקּוּק (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: HAB-ə-kək (English), hə-BAK-ək (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name חֲבַקּוּק (Chavaqquq) meaning "embrace", from the root חָבַק (chavaq). In the Old Testament this is one of the twelve minor prophets, the author of the Book of Habakkuk.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ambakoum (Biblical Greek), Chavaqquq (Biblical Hebrew), Abacuc, Habacuc (Biblical Latin)

Categories

biblical, books of the Bible, minor prophets of the Old Testament, Orthodox Saints
Entry updated May 31, 2018