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Absalom - Meaning of Absalom

What does Absalom mean?

Meaning of the name AbsalomAxelAbsalonAbsolomAbesalomaAbhshalomAbsalónAvshalomAbsolumAbshalomAbsolonAbsAbsolemAvsholomApekalomaAbselonApsel

[ 3 syll. ab-sa-lom, abs-al-om ] The baby boy name Absalom is pronounced AEB-Sah-LaaM in English †. Absalom is of Hebrew origin, and it is used mainly in English and Hebrew. Absalom's meaning is 'God the Father is peace'. It is a biblical name derived from av meaning 'father' ; shalom 'peace'. Older forms of the name include Avsalom (Hebrew) and Avshalom (Hebrew). In the Bible, Absalom was the third son of King David of Israel; he revolted against his father and was killed.

Absalom has 16 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms include Abhshalom, Abs, Absalon, Absalón, Abselon, Abshalom, Absolom, Absolum, Apekaloma, Avshalom, Avsholom, and Axel (also used in German and Scandinavian). Another English form is the spelling variant Absolem. Forms of Absalom used in foreign languages include Abesaloma (Hawaiian), Absolon (French), and Apsel (German).

See also the related categories, king, god, son (heir), peace (quiet), biblical, and hebrew.

Absalom is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly related to Absalom, Axel was the most commonly used in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Absalom include Absalon, Abselon, Abshalom, Absolom, Absolon, Avshalom, Abd es Salam, Abishalom, Avishalom, Abesaloma, Apekaloma, and Absalón.

† Pronunciation for Absalom: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"


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