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Deborah Meaning


What does Deborah mean?

The name Deborah is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Deborah is "bee".

Deborah is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced De-bo-rah.

The Given Name Deborah

Deborah is a name with authenticness.

Fearless yet bold, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Deborah falls into the name categories biblical, easy nickname, insect.

Deborah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 779 in baby name popularity for girls with 347 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 773 in baby name popularity for girls with 355 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Deborah has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Deborah Name Popularity Page.

Deborah Related Names

The name Devorah is a form of Deborah.

Deborah has the diminutives (nicknames) Deb, Debbie, Debi, Debra, Debs.

Famous Deborahs

  • Deborah ~ Biblical Character (Gen. 24:59, Judg. 4:6)

Deborah Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Deborah.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Deborah Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Deborah in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Deborah.

Just for fun, see the name Deborah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Deborah in Nautical Flags page.