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Gender: Female Meaning of Meribah: "quarreling" Origin of Meribah: Biblical place name, Hebrew

The name Meribah is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "quarreling". Meribah and is often added to lists like Biblical Place Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Naming Quiz Based on Your Initials".

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Though this Biblical place name is found among early American settlers, usually as a male name, today it sounds completely feminine. As a place name, its gender is mutable in any case. An unusual and intriguing Biblical option, albeit one with an unhappy meaning.

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Pop Culture References for the name Meribah

Meribah, a place visited by the Israelites after their exodus from Egypt; means "strife, contention" in Hebrew; also called "waters of Meribah" (Ps. 81:7)