Pinchas Origin and Meaning

The name Pinchas is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "dark-skinned".
Famous violinist-conductor Pinchas Zuckerman is the most famous modern bearer; the biblical Pinchas was the son of Eleazar and the grandson of Aaron -- both preferable name choices.

Lists containing Pinchas

Famous People Named Pinchas

  • Pinchas aka PhineasBiblical Exodus priest, grandson of Aaron and son of Eleazar
  • Pinchas ZukermanIsraeli violinist and conductor
  • Pinchas SapirIsraeli Knesset member
  • Pinchas Rosenfirst Israeli minister of justice
  • Pinchas SteinbergIsraeli conductor
  • Pinchas Menachem AlterPolish Gerrer Rebbe
  • Pinchas A. StolperAmerican rabbi and author
  • Pinchas Cohen GanIsraeli painter

Pinchas in Pop Culture

  • Pinchas Melchitsekekpoor poet and scholar in "Children of the Ghetto" (1892) by Israel Zangwill
  • Herschel Shmoikel Pinchas Yerucham Krustofski aka Krusty the Clowncharacter on TV's "The Simpsons"