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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ha-DASS-ah Meaning of Hadassah: "myrtle tree" Origin of Hadassah: Hebrew Hadassah's Popularity in 2017: #722

The name Hadassah is a girl's name of Hebrew, Hebrew/Israeli origin meaning "myrtle tree". Hadassah is ranked #722 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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This Hebrew name of Queen Esther is well used in Israel (especially for girls born around the holiday of Purim), and in the US is the name of a Zionist women's philanthropic organization. Formerly shunned as hyper-religious, this name entered the Top 1000 in 2007. The nickname Haddie could make it more usable.

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Famous People Named Hadassah

Hadassah Lieberman, wife of former U.S. Senator and candidate Joe Lieberman
Hadassah Richardson, American model

Pop Culture References for the name Hadassah

In modern Hebrew: Hadasa, Hadas

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