Given Name HADAD

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from a Semitic root meaning "thunder". Hadad was a Western Semitic (Levantine) god of thunder and storms, often called Ba'al. He was imported to Mesopotamia by the Amorites, where he was known as Adad to the Assyrians and Babylonians.

Categories

gods, storm deities, storms, thunder, thunder deities, weather
Entry updated July 11, 2018