"expected savior or deliverer"

Messiah Origin and Meaning

The name Messiah is a girl's name of Aramaic origin meaning "expected savior or deliverer".

Highly unusual -- and audacious -- name chosen by basketball star Allen Iverson.

Famous People Named Messiah

  • Messiah Iverson (b. 2003)daughter of American basketballer Allen Iverson

Messiah in Pop Culture

  • "Messiah" oratorio by George Frideric Handel
  • "Messiah" British TV series