Given Name VASHTI

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: וַשְׁתִּי (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: VASH-tee (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly means "thread" in Hebrew, but it is most likely of Persian origin. In the Old Testament this is the name of the first wife of King Ahasuerus of Persia before he marries Esther.

Categories

biblical, biblical women, currently out of the US top 1000, musicians, queens, singers, uncertain etymology
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Washti (Biblical Hebrew)
Entry updated December 8, 2017