[ 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.
Hadassah is a somewhat popular baby girl name. 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 2016, 0.023% of baby girls were given the name Hadassah. It was #660 in rank then. In 2018, its usage was 0.021% and its ranking #730, 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, Haadiya, Haadiyah, Hadaya, Haddasah, Hadea, Hadeiya, Hadenna, Hadennah, Hadiyyah, Haduwig, Hadyah, Hadyl, Haedea, Haidea, Hateata, Hateatah, and Hateeta.
† 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)"