Gender Masculine
Scripts גָּד(Ancient Hebrew) Γάδ(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. GAD(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "fortune, luck" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Gad is the first son of Jacob by Leah's slave-girl Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites. His name is explained in Genesis 30:11. Another Gad in the Old Testament is a prophet of King David.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020