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Gender: Male Meaning of Jotham: "the Lord is perfect" Origin of Jotham: Hebrew

Jotham Origin and Meaning

The name Jotham is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord is perfect".

Jotham is an Old Testament name that today would certainly be the only one in his class, having something of an urban feel via its similarity to the word 'gotham'. In the Bible one Jotham is the sole surviving son of Gideon after the massacre of his brothers, the other is a king of Judah who was an enthusiastic builder. Jotham Riddle is a character in James Fenimore Cooper's novel The Pioneers, while Jotham Powell appears in Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome.

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tou lemone Says:

2017-07-30T02:27:22

just go all the way and name the kid Gotham.