Given Name NEBUCHADNEZZAR

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: נְבוּכַדְנֶאצֲּר (Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From the Akkadian name Nabu-kudurri-usur meaning "NABU preserve my firstborn son". This name was borne by a 12th-century BC king of the Babylonian Empire. It was also borne by a 6th-century BC king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. He captured Jerusalem, and ultimately destroyed the city's temple and deported many of its citizens, as told in the Old Testament.

Categories

biblical, kings
VARIANT: Nabu-Kudurri-Usur (Ancient Near Eastern)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nabouchodonosor (Biblical Greek), Nevukhadnetztzar (Biblical Hebrew), Nabuchodonosor (Biblical Latin)