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Gender: Male Meaning of Othniel: "Lion of Kings" Origin of Othniel: Hebrew

The name Othniel is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "Lion of Kings". Othniel and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys.

From the experts:

Othniel is mentioned in the Bible and Tanakh (in the Book of Judges) where he is the first of the biblical judges mentioned. Othniel was related to Caleb, which might make these two names a nice biblically themed sib-set.

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Famous People Named Othniel

Othniel Henry Wienges, American horse breeder and politician
Othniel Charles Marsh, American paleontologist
Othniel Looker, American politician; 5th governor of Ohio
Othniel Tripp, American Medal of Honor recipient during the Civil War
Othniel Wong, Chinese-Indonesian film director

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FantasyandPrayer Says:


I really like it :) very unusual but it has such a lovely sound to it