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Gender: Male 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 discussed in our forums with posts like ""Down the Rabbit Hole": The Game of Bad Names".

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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
Nimrod Kamer, Romanian-Israeli-British comedian
Nimrod Levi, Israeli basketball player

Pop Culture References for the name Nimrod

Nimrod Wildfire, character in James Kirke Paulding's play 'The Lion of the West'
Nimrod Gaunt, character from Philip Kerr's Children of the Lamp
Nimrod, a villain in Doctor Who audio plays
Nimrod, vampire in Marvel's Dracula Lives! comics
Nimrod, robot mutant-hunter in X-Men comics
Nimrod "Nim," reptile on TV's "Surface"
Nimrod the Scarlet Sentinel, a villain on TV's "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers"
Aetius Nimrod, the infamous and evil "axe man" in "The Silver Eye", a webcomic by Laura Hollingsworth
Nimrod, insult created by Bugs Bunny
Nimrod, 1997 album by the band Green Day
"Nimrod," the 9th of Elgar's 'Enigma Variations'