"God is glory"

Yocheved Origin and Meaning

The name Yocheved is a girl's name meaning "God is glory".

The name of the mother of Miriam, Aaron and Moses in the Old Testament. Yocheved was also the name of one of the three daughters of the medieval Talmudic scholar, Rashi.

Famous modern-day bearers include Israeli poet Yocheved Bat-Miriam, and artist Yocheved "Juki" Weinfeld.

Famous People Named Yocheved

  • Yocheved BatMiriam, Israeli poet
  • Yocheved "Juki" Weinfeld (born Ewa Ernst)Polish,Israeli artist
  • Yoheved "Veda" KaplinskyIsraeli,American pianist