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Gender: Male Meaning of Joab: "praise Jehovah" Origin of Joab: Hebrew

The name Joab is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "praise Jehovah". Joab and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Honor and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Joab is the biblical name of an advisor of David, who led many military victories, and is surely much more usable than the burdened Job. A similar option is Joah, a possible replacement for Jonah or Noah.

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Pop Culture References for the name Joab

Joabe, Joaby

Comments

Ruanne Says:

2018-04-12T02:51:14

This is two syllables, no?