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Gender: M Pronunciation: pink-us Meaning of Pinchas: "dark-skinned" Origin of Pinchas: Hebrew

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Famous violinist-conductor Pinchas Zuckerman is the most famous modern bearer; the biblical Pinchas was the son of Eleazar and the grandson of Aaron -- both preferable name choices.

Famous People Named Pinchas

Pinchas aka Phineas, Biblical Exodus priest, grandson of Aaron and son of Eleazar
Pinchas Zukerman, Israeli violinist and conductor
Pinchas Sapir, Israeli Knesset member
Pinchas Rosen, first Israeli minister of justice
Pinchas Steinberg, Israeli conductor
Pinchas Menachem Alter, Polish Gerrer Rebbe
Pinchas A. Stolper, American rabbi and author
Pinchas Cohen Gan, Israeli painter

Pop Culture References for the Name Pinchas

Pinchas Melchitsekek, poor poet and scholar in "Children of the Ghetto" (1892) by Israel Zangwill
Herschel Shmoikel Pinchas Yerucham Krustofski aka Krusty the Clown, character on TV's "The Simpsons"

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