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Meaning & History
Meaning uncertain. Some sources say that the name means "musical" or "musician" and is ultimately derived from Hebrew zimrah meaning "melody, song (in praise of God)". If this is true, then the name is etymologically related to ZIMRI. Other sources say that this name is derived from Hebrew zemer meaning "mountain sheep" or "mountain goat".In the Hebrew Bible, Zimran is the name of the first son of Abraham and his wife Keturah.