Given Name HOSANNA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Biblical
PRONOUNCED: ho-ZAN-ə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Aramaic religious expression הושע נא (Hosha' na') meaning "deliver us" in Hebrew. In the New Testament this is exclaimed by those around Jesus when he first enters Jerusalem.

Categories

biblical
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Osanne (French), Osanna (Italian)