NAHUM
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: נַחוּם (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: NAY-əm (English), NAY-həm (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "comforter" in Hebrew. Nahum is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He authored the Book of Nahum in which the downfall of Nineveh is foretold.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Naoum (Biblical Greek), Nachum (Biblical Hebrew), Naum (Bulgarian), Nachum (Hebrew), Naum (Macedonian), Naum (Russian)