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Gender: Female Pronunciation: jeh-ROO-sha Meaning of Jerusha: "inheritance" Origin of Jerusha: Hebrew

The name Jerusha is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "inheritance". Jerusha and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven Hell Purgatory -- GIRLS".

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Famous People Named Jerusha

Jerusha, Biblical daughter of Zadok, mother of King Jotham of Judah
Jerusha Elizabeth Hess, American film director
Jerusha Booth Barber aka Sister Mary Augustine, American educator and Visitandine nun
Jerusha Jhirad, Indian physician

Pop Culture References for the name Jerusha

Jerusha "Judy" Abbott, character in book/film "Daddy Long-Legs"
Jerusha Bromley Hale, character in book/film "Hawaii"
Jerusha, character in manga/anime "Wild Arms: Twilight Venom"
Jerusha Sturgis, wife of Glenn Sturgis on NBC's "Superstore"
Samantha Jerusha Farrell, character in 1928 film "Wyoming"

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