Gender: Male Meaning of Amasa: "burden" Origin of Amasa: Hebrew

Amasa Origin and Meaning

The name Amasa is a boy's name meaning "burden".

Amasa is a rare Biblical name borne by two figures. One is the son of Abigail and nephew of King David, who named him commander of the rebels. This Amasa met a tragic end when he was murdered by Joab. The other Biblical Amasa was one of the Children of Ephraim.

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