Given Name HAGGAI

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: חַגַּי (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: HAG-ee-ie (English), HA-gie (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "festive" in Hebrew, from the root חָגַג (chagag). This is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He was the author of the Book of Haggai, which urges the exiles returning from Babylonia to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem.
FEMININE FORM: Haggith
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Chaggai (Biblical Hebrew)

Categories

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