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Gender: M Meaning of Nimrod: "we shall rise up, we shall rebel" Origin of Nimrod: Hebrew

The name Nimrod is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "we shall rise up, we shall rebel". Nimrod and is often added to user-created lists like Most Embarrassing Names on Nameberry and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents - Sibsets Version".

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Famous People Named Nimrod

Nimrod, Biblical king of Shinar, great-grandson of Noah
Nimrod Antal, Hungarian-American film director
Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or, Israeli swimmer

Pop Culture References for the name Nimrod

Nimrod is the surname of Aetius, the infamous and evil "axe man" in "The Silver Eye", a webcomic by Laura Hollingsworth
Nimrod Wildfire, in James Kirke Paulding's play 'The Lion of the West'
Nimrod, insult created by Bugs Bunny calling Elmer Fudd a 'nimrod'
Nimrod, 1997 album by the band Green Day.
Nimrod can also mean hunter
Nimrod is the name of the 9th of Elgar's 'Enigma Variations'