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Gender: Male Pronunciation: nay-KAHM Meaning of Nachum: "comforter" Origin of Nachum: Hebrew

The name Nachum is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "comforter". Nachum and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 sons whose names started with...".

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This name of a minor Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament is rarely heard outside the Jewish culture.

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Famous People Named Nachum

Nachum Gutman, Israeli painter
Nachum Dov Brayer, American leader of the Boyan Hasidic dynasty
Nachum Segal, American radio DJ

Pop Culture References for the name Nachum

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