Given Name ZIPPORAH

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: צִפּוֹרָה (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: zi-PAWR-ə (English), ZIP-ər-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name צִפּוֹרָה (Tzipporah), derived from צִפּוֹר (tzippor) meaning "bird". In the Old Testament this is the name of the Midianite wife of Moses. She was the daughter of the priest Jethro.
VARIANTS: Tzipora, Tziporah, Tzipporah (Hebrew)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Sepphora (Biblical Greek), Tzipporah (Biblical Hebrew), Seffora (Biblical Latin), Séphora (French)

Categories

animals, biblical, biblical women, birds
Entry updated December 8, 2017