Hadassah - Meaning of Hadassah
[ 3 syll. ha-das-sah, had-ass-ah ] The baby girl name Hadassah is pronounced as HHaa-D-AHSaa- †. Hadassah is primarily used in the English and Hebrew languages. It is of Hebrew origin. A biblical name, it is derived from the word 'hadas' meaning myrtle, myrtle tree. In the Bible, Hadassah was the Hebrew name of Queen Esther; Esther was the Persian form of the name. Hadassah is still used as a modern Hebrew name. The name Dassa, the name Hadas, the English Hadasa, the English Hadasah, the German and Hebrew Hadassa, the name Haddasah, and the Yiddish Hode are forms of Hadassah. Other variants of Hadassah include the short forms Dassah (Hebrew) and Hada (Hebrew), and the familiar form Dasi (Hebrew).
Hadassah is a somewhat popular baby girl name, and it is also considered rather trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of infrequent use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2011, 0.017% of baby girls were given the name Hadassah. It was #804 in rank then. In 2012, its usage was 0.017% and its ranking #832, and it was the most regularly used out of all girl names in its family.
Baby names that sound like Hadassah include Hadasa, Hadasah, Hadassa, Haddasah, Hadewych, Haduwig, Hatsie, Hatsue, Hatsuko, Hedasa, Hedasaa, Hedassa, Hedassaa, Hedwiga, Hideko, Hodesha, Hodeshah, Hodeshea, Hotoke, and Hyades.
† Pronunciation for Hadassah: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"