Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ(Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From Hebrew אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ ('Achashwerosh), from the Old Persian name Xšayarša (see Xerxes). This name appears several times in the Old Testament belonging to a king of Persia. In the Book of Esther, Ahasuerus is the husband of Esther.

Related Names

Other Languages & Cultures'Achashwerosh(Biblical Hebrew) Xerxes(History) Khshayarsha, Xerxes, Xshayarsha(Old Persian)
Entry updated June 9, 2023