Jehovah - Meaning of Jehovah

What does Jehovah mean?

[ 3 syll. je-ho-vah, jeh-ov-ah ] The name Jehovah is pronounced JHih-HHOW-Vah in English †. Jehovah's origin is Hebrew, and its use, English. Biblical name: The name's meaning is 'I am who is'. Jehovah is an English form of the name of God in the Old Testament, transliterated from the four Hebrew letters Yod Heh Waw Heh. The name is believed to be a misreading by early English translators unfamiliar with the Jewish tradition of using consonants, and Yahweh is generally believed to be closer to the original pronunciation.

Variations of Jehovah include Jehova (German) and Yehovah (Hebrew).

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Jehovah is not regularly used as a first name. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Jehovah include Jakobus, Jaquavis, Jovica, Jaquavious, Jaquavius, Giuseppea, Jabulanee, Jabulaney, Jabulanie, Jabulanea, Jabes, Jabesh, Jabeshe, Jabez, Jabezz, Jacobs, Jakobs, Javas, Jekebs, and Joba.

† Pronunciation for Jehovah: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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