"son or deliver"

Moshe Origin and Meaning

The name Moshe is a boy's name of Hebrew, Yiddish origin meaning "son or deliver".

Moshe is the original Hebrew form of Moses, also spelled Mosheh. In the past it was changed to names like Morris, Moe and Maurice.

The original Moshe has been drifting up the US popularity list for half a century now, as parents become more interested in names that have not been Anglicized. More than 600 baby boys were named Moshe in the US last year.

# 501 in the US

Moshe Rank in US Top 1000

Moshe Popularity

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Famous People Named Moshe

  • Moshe Sharett2nd Prime Minister of Israel
  • Moshe Katsav8th President of Israel
  • Moshe Dayanformer Israeli Minister of Defense
  • Moshe Ya'aloncurrent Israeli Minister of Defense
  • Moshe FeinsteinLithuanian Orthodox rabbi
  • Moshe SafdieIsraeli,Canadian architect
  • Moshe Chaim LuzzattoItalian rabbi and kabbalist

Moshe in Pop Culture

  • Moshe the Beadlea character from Elie Wiesel's book Night.