Zipporah
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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.
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animals, biblical, biblical women, birds
Related Names
VARIANTS: Tzipora, Tziporah, Tzipporah (Hebrew)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Sepphora (Biblical Greek), Tzipporah (Biblical Hebrew), Seffora (Biblical Latin), Séphora (French)